Tolar Manufacturing Company Inc.

Corona, CA 92879


About Tolar Manufacturing Company Inc.

Connecting Communities for over 30 years, delivering uniquely designed, quality-built bus shelters, BRT stations, solar solutions and digital displays on time and on budget – that’s the Tolar Difference.


258 Mariah Circle
Corona, CA 92879
United States of America

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Creating a Sense of Place™ since 1991, in the design and fabrication of best-in-class transit shelters, solar solutions, street furniture and digital displays – that’s the Tolar Difference.           

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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company to build 100 bus shelters for Grand Rapids, Mich.

March 29, 2024
The contract is part of The Rapid's Bus Stop Improvement Program and an overall commitment to enhance passenger amenities.
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking, Lighting

Tolar Orion BRT bus shelters

Dec. 19, 2023
Signature Orion BRT bus shelters feature 120VAC electric security lights and a backlit rear banner.
Supplier's Directory

Signature Sunset agency-branded bus shelter

Nov. 15, 2023
This 10’ Signature Sunset shelter in Greensboro, NC is equipped with solar-powered security lighting, agency-branded tempered safety-glass and is NCDOT-PEP approved for safety...
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EcoShade shelter in Ft Worth, Texas.
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company to deliver 19 bus shelters to PSTA in December

Sept. 1, 2023
Tolar Manufacturing Company began manufacturing 19 out of the 135 bus shelters in March and will deliver the shelters as part of s a part of a $2 million, three-year contract....
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company delivers 12 Niagara Series bus shelters to Jacksonville, N.C.

Aug. 25, 2023
The shelters feature weather protecting roofs and side walls, solar lighting for security, restful benches, enclosed map cases for ease of identifying travel information and shelter...
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Trinity Metro in Fort Worth, Texas, has awarded a three-year contract to Tolar Manufacturing Company for plans to upgrade bus stops system-wide
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Trinity Metro awards Tolar Manufacturing three-year contract for plans to upgrade entire bus stop system

July 31, 2023
Along with over 254 Signature Sunset bus shelters that include agency branding advertising panels, Tolar will also provide new, uniquely designed Signature Sunset EcoShade six...
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar delivers 30 bus shelters to city of Tallahassee

June 22, 2023
Tolar designed and fabricated two shelter lengths to meet StarMetro’s size and foundation requirements and narrow footprints with solid aluminum roof panels to provide maximum...
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

CapMetro begins to see delivery of Tolar bus shelters

June 15, 2023
Tolar Manufacturing is delivering 139, 12-foot and 10, 14-foot Signature Brazos model bus shelters from April through August and an additional 125 shelters over each of the next...
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

City of Lawrence contracts Tolar Manufacturing for sheltered bus stops

May 22, 2023
Lawrence Transit has 376 bus stops, 17 percent of which currently have bus shelters.
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company delivers 51 Signature Crescent bus shelters to Chapel Hill, N.C.

May 5, 2023
The delivery of the shelters fulfills the contract between Tolar and Chapel Hill that began in May 2021.

Articles & News

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Tolar supplied nine highly branded shelters on a 3,300-acre site in Baltimore, Md., that incorporated amenities such as double wind screen walls, under roof security lighting and overhead infrared heaters with controls.
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

The Passenger Experience Starts with a Stop

Aug. 23, 2022
Transit stops that balance style with function can result in bus shelters and outdoor furniture that provide modern amenities that transform a community’s outdoor environment ...
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Tolar Manufacturing, Passenger Information at Bus Stops
Passenger Info

February Products: Passenger Information

Feb. 7, 2019
View more of the latest passenger information products at
Ernest Romero Jr., Senior Design Engineer, Tolar Manufacturing Company Inc.
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

2018 Top 40 Under 40: Ernest Romero Jr.

Sept. 14, 2018
Ernest Romero Jr., Senior Design Engineer, Tolar Manufacturing Company Inc.
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Branded Transit Shelters and Signage Leveraged as BRT Elements for Gary, Indiana’s New Broadway Metro Express Rapid Bus Service

June 4, 2018
GPTC launched the first BRT style project for the agency, the corridor was selected because it was a high-frequency area that was poised for future development.
32-inch Connectpoint Digital Bus Stop.
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

December/January Product Feature: Shelters, Stations and Furniture

Dec. 12, 2017
The latest in shelter and station products, view more at
Alstom - Design & Styling
On August 1, 2017, Alstom delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia.

APTA Expo Product Features - Day One

Oct. 7, 2017
Some of the latest products and technologies on display at the American Public Transportation Association's Expo 2017.
Luis Manuel Ramírez, General Manager/CEO, MBTA

September/October People & Places

Sept. 15, 2017
RATP Dev Selected to Manage ART ServiceRATP Dev announced it has been awarded the contract to manage Asheville Redefines Transit (ART), the transit services for the city of Asheville...
Real-time digital passenger information displays and free-standing kiosks now seen at Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) in Florida along their First Coast Flyer routes.

Best Practices: Real-Time Information

June 6, 2017
Real-time benefits from real-time information.
Connectpoint 32-inch Digital Bus Stop.

March Products: Digital Signage and Passenger Information

March 10, 2017
The latest products for passenger information. For more visit
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Patrick Merrick
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

Secure Bicycle Parking Provides First-Last Mile Option

Aug. 25, 2016
How can transit agencies provide a critical link through first-last mile collaboration in a cost-effective manner?

Videos & Resources

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Tolar Manufacturing - Company Video

Aug. 2, 2016
Tolar’s reputation as North America’s leader in the design of transit shelters, outdoor furniture and advertising displays doesn’t occur by chance. It’s the result of the commitment...


Patrick Merrick

Executive Vice-President, Tolar Manufacturing

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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company delivering second installment of bus shelters to LYNX

April 26, 2023
The delivery is part of a three-year contract awarded by LYNX to Tolar Manufacturing Company in April 2022 to build 35 bus shelters for the agency.
A mobility hub prototype (courtesy of Tranzito-Vector).
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar to build 3,450 shelters for Tranzito-Vector

Oct. 21, 2022
The shelters will be constructed over the next five years for the city of Los Angeles’s Sidewalk and Transit Amenities Program.
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company awarded three-year contract with DART

June 2, 2022
The contract continues a multi-year relationship of supplying transit shelters and passenger amenities, customized to meet agency and community needs.
Options include Tolar’s legacy Sierra series, among other amenities including benches, information displays, solar solutions and more.
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing Company awarded contract With Morongo Basin Transit Authority 

Jan. 14, 2022
The contract provides opportunities for members of the California Association for Coordinated Transportation Purchasing Cooperative to procure transit shelters and related amenities...
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Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Tolar Manufacturing awarded five-year contract with HART

Nov. 17, 2021
The contract includes replacing HART’s aging bus shelters with Tolar Manufacturing’s Signature Crescent series shelters.
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Crescent Bus Shelters

Nov. 6, 2021
Tolar Manufacturing’s Crescent model is a ready-to-assemble modular bus shelter available in eight- to17-foot lengths and three-, five- and seven-foot roof depths.

Tolar Manufacturing Company celebrates 30-year anniversary

Aug. 23, 2021
Since celebrating 25 years in business in 2016, Tolar Manufacturing has worked to improve its technology, introducing new products such as the SmartPlaceTM transit shelters.
Safety & Security

Tolar Manufacturing Company introduces anti-bacterial protective coatings for bus stops, street furniture

March 18, 2021
The antibacterial-protected powder coatings are formulated to slowly release silver ions known to prevent bacterial growth on powder-coated surfaces.
Tolar Mt Transit Suppliers Directory2020 Champaign
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University of Illinois MCORE bus shelters

Dec. 1, 2020
These 12- to 48-ft Signature Sunset bus shelters support the University of Illinois Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) reflecting the character of the University ...