Road Conditions and Alerts

Current Road Conditions

Emergency Advisory

During an emergency (i.e., Fire, Earthquake, etc.), Mountain Transit is under the authority of the Sheriff and/or Fire Department.  Mountain Transit does not coordinate evacuations.  Residents are advised to listen to KBHR (93.3) radio for information regarding evacuations and updates during incidents.  It is recommended that mountain residents keep a battery operated radio on hand to be used during emergencies.

Weather Forecast from the National Weather Service: Big Bear, CA; Crestline, CA

Highway conditions from Caltrans: Highways 18, 38, 138, 215, 330)

San Bernardino/Riverside Area Conditions Map

3/22/2018 3:30 pm Big Bear Off the Mountain route diverted due to rock slides

Affected routes: Big Bear Off the Mountain

Due rock slides and the Caltrans road closure of State Route 18 (SR 18) between Snow Valley Ski Resort and Big Bear Dam, Mountain Transit’s Big Bear Off-the-Mountain (OTM 2) from San Bernardino was re-routed to highway 38 and will be arriving late to the Sandalwood Drive stop (behind Vons).

Big Bear Off-the-Mountain (OTM 3) will not make the downhill run, however, passengers coming up the hill from San Bernardino on the OTM 3 will be picked up and brought up via Hwy 38.

Please check www.mountaintransit.org for further updates regarding the OTM schedule for Friday, March 23, 2018 or call (909) 878-5200.

Always monitor road closures and conditions before you travel via Caltrans Quick Maps at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

Route 2 Temporarily re-routed effective 4/10/2018

Affected routes: RIM Route 2

Due to safety concerns, until further notice, effective 4/10/18 Service between Top Town and Valley of Enchantment on Rim Route 2, will be diverted from the usual route. Driver will still provide service to VOE stops. We hope this will be a temporary deviation.

Metrolink Stop Change Alert Effective Immediately

 

Effective 4/11/18 The Mountain Transit Bus stop at Metrolink way will be permanently closed. This stop will be replaced by a new Mountain Transit stop at 1170 West 3rd Street (In front of Metrolink station where Amtrak bus currently picks up) Please ask your driver for more information or Visit our Website at www.mountaintransit.org

Route 13 Big Bear to Victorville Route changes effective 4/30/18

Affected routes: Big Bear Route 13

Effective 4/30/18 Mountain Transit Off the Mountain Route 13 from Big Bear to Victorville will leave Big Bear 30 minutes later on the first run of the day. Please see schedule below.

BIG BEAR- LUCERNE – APPLE VALLEY – VICTORVILLE
Stop ID# DOWNHILL Monday through Friday
Big Bear – Zone 1
352 Sandal Wood Drive (Behind Vons) 6:00 AM 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
471 Mitsubishi Cement Plant 6:30 AM 12:30 PM 4:30 PM
Lucerne – Zone 2
472 Lucerne Valley Market 6:42 AM 12:42 PM 4:42 PM
Apple Valley – Zone 3
478 Apple Valley Rd & Bear Valley 7:14 AM 1:14 PM 5:14 PM
473 Jess Ranch Road & Apple Valley Rd By Request By Request By Request
474 Victor Valley College (VVTA Dock 3) 7:22 AM 1:22 PM 5:22 PM
Victorville – Zone 4
475 Hesperia Rd & Bear Valley Road 7:30 AM 1:30 PM 5:30 PM
483 Victorville Superior Court (Civic Center Dr & Sage St) 7:40 AM 1:40 PM ______
476 Victorville Transfer point (VVTA Dock 9) 7:45 AM 1:45 PM 5:45 PM
VICTORVILLE – APPLE VALLEY – LUCERNE – BIG BEAR
Stop ID# UPHILL Monday through Friday
Victorville – Zone 4
470 Victorville Transfer point (VVTA Dock 9) 8:00 AM 2:00 PM 6:00 PM
477 Hesperia Rd & Silica Dr. 8:10 AM 2:10 PM 6:10 PM
Apple Valley – Zone 3
479 Victor Valley College (VVTA Dock 3) 8:16 AM 2:16 PM 6:16 PM
480 Bear Valley & Apple Valley Rd 8:23 AM 2:23 PM 6:23 PM
Lucerne – Zone 2
481 Lucerne Valley Market 8:55 AM 2:55 PM 6:55 PM
Big Bear – Zone 1
482 Mitsubishi Cement Plant 9:06 AM 3:06 PM 7:06 PM
448 Sandal Wood Drive (Behind Vons) 9:36 AM 3:36 PM 7:36 PM
BIG BEAR- LUCERNE – APPLE VALLEY – VICTORVILLE
Stop ID# DOWNHILL Saturday and Sunday
Big Bear – Zone 1
352 Sandal Wood Drive (Behind Vons) 8:30 AM 4:00 PM
471 Mitsubishi Cement Plant 9:00 AM 4:30 PM
Lucerne – Zone 2
472 Lucerne Valley Market 9:12 AM 4:42 PM
Apple Valley – Zone 3
478 Apple Valley Rd & Bear Valley 9:44 AM 5:14 PM
473 Jess Ranch Road &  Apple Valley Rd By Request By Request
474 Victor Valley College  (VVTA Dock 3) 9:52 AM 5:22 PM
Victorville – Zone 4
475 Hesperia Rd  & Bear Valley Road 10:00 AM 5:30 PM
476 Victorville Transfer point (VVTA Dock 9) 10:15 AM 5:45 PM
VICTORVILLE – APPLE VALLEY – LUCERNE – BIG BEAR
Stop ID# UPHILL Saturday and Sunday
Victorville – Zone 4
470 Victorville Transfer point  (VVTA Dock 9) 10:30 AM 6:00 PM
477 Hesperia Rd & Silica Dr. 10:40 AM 6:10 PM
Apple Valley – Zone 3
479 Victor Valley College  (VVTA Dock 3) 10:46 AM 6:16 PM
480 Bear Valley & Apple Valley Rd 10:53 AM 6:23 PM
Lucerne – Zone 2
481 Lucerne Valley Market 11:25 AM 6:55 PM
Big Bear – Zone 1
482 Mitsubishi Cement Plant 11:36 AM 7:06 PM
448 Sandal Wood Drive (Behind Vons) 12:06 PM 7:36 PM

Big Bear to Victor Valley OTM Route 13 Courtesy Stop for Pacific Coast Trail Hikers

Affected routes: Big Bear Route 13

Effective immediately, Mountain Transit will provide courtesy stops on our Off The Mountain Route 13 from Big Bear to Victor Valley to accommodate riders wishing to Hike on the Pacific Coast Trail.  Riders may now request to be dropped off at the large turn out at the top of the Pacific Coast Trail head on Hwy 18. Please speak to your driver for more details or call 909-878-5200 for more information.

Route 5 Big Bear to San Bernardino Route changes effective 4/30/18

Affected routes: Big Bear Off the Mountain