Today Bob Hope Airport unveiled a new Regional Intermodal Transportation Center (RITC) located along Empire Avenue, across from the Bob Hope Airport Train Station. Congressman Brad Sherman was instrumental in securing approximately $1.5 million in federal funds to construct the project.
This center will integrate transportation services from Metrolink, MTA, Burbank Transit, and the Bob Hope Airport into one center for the convenience of San Fernando Valley residents.
The RITC is a 520,000 square-foot facility that connects air, rail, bus, car and bike travelers in one location. The structure hosts rental car services, airport parking, a bus transit station, shuttle service to the airport terminal, bike storage areas, and connects to the Ventura County Line Metrolink station. This connection to the Metrolink station is via a pedestrian bridge over Empire Avenue.
"I have fought for funding for the transportation center for over a decade. I am pleased to see it open," said Congressman Sherman. "This transportation center has the ability to transform San Fernando Valley transit, linking travelers of car, rail, bus, bike, and plane."