Departments

There are a number of departments at SunLine that work together to provide reliable transit service which is also environmentally-friendly and at the cutting edge of alternative fuels technology. Here is a list of those departments


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Executive Office

Functions & Responsibilities

Executive Office is responsible for the overall administration and operation of the Agency. This Office provides support to the Agency Board of Directors and maintains all records of the Agency's business.
Performance Management Office

Functions & Responsibilities

The Performance Management Office is responsible for improving the overall efficiency of the systems and processes that support SunLine's daily
operations including key capital projects.
Safety & Security Office

Functions & Responsibilities

The Safety and Security Department is responsible for providing a safe working environment for employees and ensuring the safety of all passengers. The Safety and Security Department investigates and documents all traffic collisions, passenger injuries and incidents that might cause a liability to the Agency. The Safety and Security Department is also responsible for reporting to various Federal and State regulatory agencies such as Cal-OSHA and the National Transit Database. As part of the responsibility of providing and ensuring safety, the Safety and Security Department trains all new Fixed Route and Paratransit Operators, conducts on-going perishable skills training and remedial training for employees involved in preventable incidents.

 

Operations Office

Transportation

Functions & Responsibilities

Operations Office is responsible for the daily transit services provided to the public by SunBus and SunDial services. The daily service for both fixed route and paratransit encompasses over 1,120 square miles with over 4 million in annual ridership.
SunDial is a Coachella Valley, curb to curb paratransit service designed to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). Reservations can be scheduled up to 14 days in advance. SunDial service mirrors SunBus hours of operations and is available within 3/4 of a mile on either side of any local SunBus route (not including Commuter Link 220).
 

Fleet Maintenance

Functions & Responsibilities

Fleet Maintenance is responsible for performing vehicle maintenance and inspections, mid-life overhauls, and rehabilitation of all vehicles within the fixed route and paratransit fleet. Fleet Maintenance also ensures safe and reliable vehicles to support the daily transit services provided to the public by SunBus and SunDial services.
 

SunFuels

Functions & Responsibilities

SunFuels is responsible for the operation and maintenance of SunLine Transit Agency CNG and Hydrogen fuel infrastructure.

Facility Maintenance

Functions & Responsibilities

Facilities Maintenance is responsible for maintenance, inspections, repairs and rehabilitation of facilities and buildings for administration and operations located at Thousand Palms, Indio and Coachella. Facilities Maintenance ensures facilities are safe and sanitary for employees and customers.
 

Stops & Zones

Functions & Responsibilities

Stops & Zones is responsible for maintaining clean, safe, and sanitary bus stop facilities. Stops and Zones also coordinates with Service Planning for the relocation, installation and removal of bus stops.
Finance Office

Functions & Responsibilities

The Finance Office is responsible for the budget, grant administration, accounting, sales, contracts/procurement, materials management and inventory control, cash management, investment portfolio and payroll for the Agency. The Finance Office is also responsible for the development of all financial statements, coordination of financial audits, and development of sales and taxation documents and specialized reports for SunFuels.
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