Bus Stop Policies

Requests for Changes in Bus Stops For any requests to add, move, or remove bus stops or amenities at existing bus stops, or any other operational or safety/security issues related to the stop location, please contact busstops@omnitrans.org. Community Planning and Project Development When a local jurisdiction (city or county) begins the process to create or update a general plan, specific plan, or roadway project, or to review a development propos…

Roadway Designs

Bus Turnouts A Bus turnout is a short length of roadway that has been widened to allow for buses to reach a bus stop without blocking the curb side travel lane. Because bus turnouts use additional right-of-way and make it more difficult for buses to re-enter traffic, bus turnouts should only be used in limited circumstances. The farside of an intersection is the preferred location for turnouts. Nearside turnouts typically should be avoided becaus…

Transit Facilities

Transit Centers Omnitrans’ routes converge at several major transfer points, hubs where multiple routes converge to allow riders to transfer in a reliable and timely manner from one route to another route. As transfers are a critical part of the experience of riding transit, Omnitrans must provide secure, comfortable facilities for passengers to make transfers. Omnitrans’ major transfer points are divided into two different types. Transit centers…

Bus Stops & Roadway Design

Bus Stop Placement Bus stops are generally located at intersections where they may be placed on the immediately before or after an intersection. Bus stops should be placed as close as possible to a safe crosswalk to allow people to safely access the stop from both sides of the street. In certain cases mid-block stops are considered. Local Bus Stop Design Minimum Bus Stops – Curb Ramps, Sidewalk Connections, Bus Pole with Signage, Route Informatio…

Transit Oriented Development

Transit Villages TOD refers to a compact, mixed-use, pedestrian-oriented neighborhood or district Basic TOD Diagram surrounding a transit station. TODs often feature a variety of residential types combined with retail, employment centers, public areas, and other services. TODs typically have a radius of one-quarter to one-half mile (which represents pedestrian scale distances) with a rail or bus station as the center. The center of the TOD is sur…

Local Bus Stop Design

Minimum Bus Stops Note photo does not show curb ramps and pedestrian connectivity Omnitrans Minimum bus stops contain the following features: Curb Ramps Sidewalk Connections Bus Pole with Signage and Route Information Landing Pads/Boarding Area NexTrip Systems Typical Stop Dimensions Typical Minimum Stop Dimensions Preferred Bus stops Note photo does not show curb ramps and pedestrian connectivity Omnitrans Preferred bus stops contain the followi…

Transit Centers Gallery

Transit Centers Fontana Transit Center – Route 66 Fontana Transit Center – Route 66 Pedestrian safety improvements at Fontana Transit Center Future Vision for Transit Oriented Development – San Bernardino Transit Center (Rendering by Cooper Carry) Montclair Transit Center – Route 65 Example of Omnitrans Bus Stop Pomona Transit Center – Route 61 Pomona Transit Center – Electric Charging Station Pomona Transit Center RTC Bike Center in the Bonnevil…

Local Bus Stops Gallery

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