PRESIDENT of San Bernardino County Transportation
James Ramos and Grand Terrace Mayor Darcy McNaboe at the Ground-Breaking
Ceremony for the I-215 Barton Road Interchange Project. Mayor McNaboe will
serve as Vice President of SBCTA.
Photo Credit: Victor Suarez
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, San
Bernardino County Third District Supervisor James Ramos became President of the
San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), an agency that serves
over 2.1 million residents.
Ramos was recommended by a nominating committee consisting of one member of the
Board of Supervisors (Chairman Robert Lovingood) and two members from each of
the three subareas: Mountain/Desert, East Valley, and West Valley. President Ramos
will serve in this capacity for one year.
Ramos’ qualifications for the position includes: His recently serving as vice president of the
agency, former vice chair and chair of the SBCTA Transit Committee, chairman of
the County of San Bernardino, an alternate director on the Metrolink Board of
Directors also known as the Southern California Regional Rail Authority and
recently being elected to serve as chair of the Local Agency Formation
Commission for San Bernardino County (LAFCO).
“I will continue to work closely with board members to find
solutions to alleviate traffic congestion and reduce long commute times,”
stated Supervisor Ramos. “Improving our regional transportation system will be
the principal focus as I proudly take on this new leadership role.”
San Bernardino County Transportation Authority is responsible for cooperative
regional planning and furthering an efficient multi-modal transportation system
agency is a championed supporter of freeway construction projects, regional and
local road improvements, train and bus transportation, railroad crossings,
managing the systems of call boxes, ride- sharing, congestion management
efforts, and long-term planning studies.
more information on SBCTA, please visit: www.gosbcta.com