Passenger photo IDs required for discount fare beginning July 1, 2017

VVTA will require valid photo identification for all passengers requesting discount fare, beginning Saturday, July 1, 2017. VVTA passenger ID cards that do not feature photo identification will become obsolete at that time. Valid government- or school-issued photo IDs will continue to be accepted for discount fare. Excludes VVC Ram Pass.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting Agenda – April 5, 2017

The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345. The VVTA TAC Meeting Agenda is included here and also available as a PDF download.

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Metrolink San Bernardino station train service unavailable until April 17, 2017

Due to construction, Metrolink service at the San Bernardino and Rialto stations will not be available until Monday, April 17, 2017. VVTA Route 15 passengers connecting to Metrolink at the San Bernardino station may use the Metrolink bus shuttle to the Fontana station to board the Metrolink train. Passengers may board the shuttle on Metrolink Way just before 3rd Street. Alternatively, VVTA Route 15 passengers may continue to the Fontana station to connect to the Metrolink train. For more information: http://www.metrolinktrains.com/news/alerts_detail/alert_id/51197.html. If you have questions concerning Metrolink service, contact Metrolink at (800) 371-5465. 

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Request For Proposal (RFP) 2017-08: Barstow CNG Dispenser Installation

  • PUBLISHED DATE: March 29, 2017
  • PURPOSE: Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) is seeking Proposals from responsible and responsive Proposers who are properly licenses and qualified to install a CNG Dispenser at VVTA’s Barstow Fueling Station. The award of the Proposal will be to the Proposer’s whose overall score is the highest and deemed to be the best value to VVTA. The period of performance for this installation is thirty (30) days after the award, if approved by the VVTA Board of Directors.
  • BID DUE DATE / REQUIREMENTS: Sealed proposals must be received by 3:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The sealed Proposals will be publicly opened and the Proposal amounts will be read aloud to all who are present.
  • PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING & QUESTIONS: There will be a not be a Pre-Proposal meeting/job walk for this solicitation, however, site visits can be arranged upon request. Prospective Proposers are requested to submit written questions to the Procurement Manager, identified above, in writing. The deadline for questions is on Friday, April 14, 2017, at 5:00 PM Pacific Time. Responses shall be shared with all prospective Proposers by written addenda only.

Download RFP-2017-28 PDF

Passenger photo IDs required beginning July 1, 2017

Victor Valley Transit Authority will require new photo identification cards for all passengers using discount passes, including Veteran, Senior, Disabled, Medicare, Student, and Direct Access, beginning Saturday, July 1, 2017. Current passenger ID cards will become obsolete at that time. Current discount pass holders may begin replacing their existing IDs on Monday, April 3, 2017. There is no replacement charge for upgrading to a new photo ID card. Passengers may begin the replacement process online at VVTA.org/pass or via email at Info@VVTA.org.

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Request For Proposal (RFP) 2017-07: Compensation & Benefits Study

  • PUBLISHED DATE: March 24, 2017
  • PURPOSE: The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) is seeking proposals from experienced and qualified human resource consultants to conduct an agency-wide Classification and Compensation Study. The purpose of the study is to address changes in VVTA’s operations and staffing over the last several years, which may have affected the type, scope and level of work being performed by staff members. The objective is to have a credible study that recognizes these changes; ensures positions performing similar work with essentially the same level of complexity, responsibility, and knowledge, skills and abilities are classified together; and maintains currency with relevant labor markets. Period of performance will be for one hundred eighty (180) Days.
  • BID DUE DATE / REQUIREMENTS: Proposals must be received by 3:00 PM on (Pacific Daylight Time) (PDT) Thursday, April 27, 2017.
  • PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING & QUESTIONS: There will not be a Pre-Proposal meeting, however, the deadline for question is at 5:00 PM (PDT), Friday, April 14, 2017. Prospective bidders are requested to submit written questions to the Procurement Manager at cplasting@vvta.org. Responses shall be shared with all known prospective proposers by written addenda only.

VVTA RFP 2017-07 Compensation & Benefits Study is a re-release of RFP 2017-03 Compensation & Benefits Study, which was cancelled. 

Download RFP-2016-28 PDF Notice PDF Addendum PDF

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meeting Agenda – March 20, 2017

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Victor Valley Transit Authority, Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, CA 92345. The VVTA Board Meeting Packet and Agenda is available for download via the links in PDF format.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting Cancelled – March 1, 2017

MEETING CANCELLED: The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting which was scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345 has been CANCELLED. The VVTA TAC Meeting Agenda is included here and also available as a PDF download.

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2017 Comprehensive Operational Analysis

Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) commissioned AECOM to perform a Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) and a Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) of the Victor Valley Transit Authority. The study looked at the current performance of Victor Valley Transit services as well as development in the Victor Valley area to determine how effective the current services are and what service modifications will be needed to serve the Victor Valley community in the coming years.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meeting Agenda – February 21, 2017

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Barstow City Hall Council Chambers, 220 East Mountain View Street, Barstow, California 92311. The VVTA Board Meeting Packet and Agenda is available for download via the links in PDF format.

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Barstow ADA identification required for Direct Access service beginning July 1

Effective July 1, 2017, all passengers using Barstow Direct Access paratransit service will require ADA certification. An ADA certification card and government-issued identification will be required when boarding. This requirement matches the entire VVTA System service policy. To begin the four- to six-week ADA eligibility certification process and obtain an ADA certification card, passengers must submit an application at ADARide.com or call 1-877-ADA-RIDE. Fixed Route Senior Disabled Medicare (SDM) identification does not qualify for use of ADA Direct Access service. Complementary to fixed route bus service, VVTA offers curb-to-curb paratransit bus service to individuals who meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and are certified. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ensures that persons with disabilities receive comparable mass transportation service opportunities everyone else receives. For those who have received ADA certification, VVTA Direct Access provides paratransit services as an alternative to its more affordable bus services.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting Agenda – February 1, 2017

The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345. The VVTA TAC Meeting Agenda is included here and also available as a PDF download.

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Request For Proposal (RFP) 2016-28: Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)

  • PUBLISHED DATE: January 17, 2017
  • PURPOSE: The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) is seeking proposals from interested vendors (Proposers) to establish a contract for possible replacement, upgrade, purchase, and implementation of a current state-of-the art Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technology on VVTA fixed route, intercity, and commuter buses. This will include several technologies used currently within the transit industry. This technology will assist management in decision making and will improve customer service which will in turn increase passenger ridership.
  • BID DUE DATE / REQUIREMENTS: Proposals must be received by 3:00 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Download RFP-2016-28 PDF Notice PDF Addendum 1 PDF Addendum 2 PDF Addendum 3 PDF

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meeting Agenda – January 17, 2017

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Victor Valley Transit Authority, Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, CA 92345. The VVTA Board Meeting Packet and Agenda is available for download via the links in PDF format.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting Agenda – January 11, 2017

The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345. The VVTA TAC Meeting Agenda is included here and also available as a PDF download.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting – January 11, 2017

The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345.

TAC Meeting Date Change Notice PDF

VVTA will operate modified holiday schedule

Due to the holidays, VVTA will not operate any services on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, and New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1. VVTA will operate its regular Saturday service schedule on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

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VVTA Route 23 Lucerne Valley Market bus stop relocates

Effective immediately, the VVTA Route 23 bus stop located in front of Lucerne Valley Market is relocated to the southeast end of the parking lot near Highway 18. The bus is rerouted to the market from Barstow Road, turning left on Highway 18, and left into the Lucerne Valley parking lot bus stop. The new stop features an upgraded bench.

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Route 31 detours for Adelanto Christmas Parade from beginning of service to 1 p.m., Saturday, December 10

Due to the Adelanto Christmas Parade road closure, VVTA Route 31 will detour from beginning of service to 1 p.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016. During this time, the following bus stops will not be serviced: the stop (10118) on Seneca Road at Bellflower Street; the stop (10119) on Seneca Road at Lilac Road; the stop (10126) on Verbena Road at Villa Street.

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Routes 1, 3, NTC Commuter 101B, 104B, 106B detour Friday, December 2, 2016

Due to the Christmas on Route 66 Holiday Street Fair in Barstow, VVTA Routes 1, 3, and NTC Commuter Routes 101B, 104B, and 106B will detour from 3 p.m. to end of service on Friday, December 2, 2016. During this time, the following bus stops will not be serviced: the stop (30053) on northbound 2nd Avenue at Cozy Avenue; the stop (30054) on southbound 2nd Avenue at Cozy Avenue; the stop (30093) on westbound Main Street at 6th Avenue.

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