The Latest From Tolar

January 2, 2017

How to create a “Sense of Place” with revenue-generating transit shelters

In the current issue of Mass Transit Magazine, Patrick Merrick, Tolar Manufacturing Company EVP responded to the magazine’s Best Practices question, “How does your company form revenue-generating partnerships?” Mr. Merrick states in his response, “How can transit shelters and street furniture be provided at the majority of bus stops within  …   Read More »

November 15, 2016

New Tolar bus shelter installed in City of Lynwood

~ 56 customized shelters to be installed through out the community ~ Tolar Manufacturing Company joined the City of Lynwood to celebrate the first installment of 56 newly designed and fabricated customized transit shelters. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held at a popular stop serving Lynwood’s Breeze Trolley as well as Los Angeles Metro buses. The  …   Read More »

November 1, 2016

California State Assemblymember Eric Linder visits Tolar Manufacturing Company

~ Linder recognizes the important role Tolar has served for 25 years ~ On Wednesday, October 19th, 60th District Assemblymember Eric Linder and his Chief of Staff Manny Patrascu toured Tolar Manufacturing Company in Corona, California. July 2016 marked the beginning of the company’s 25th year in business as North America’s leader in the design  …   Read More »

August 23, 2016

Tolar to supply transit shelters & bus benches for SDMTS

~ 600 shelters, 1,800 benches to be produced over next five years ~ Tolar Manufacturing Company announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to design and supply transit shelters and advertising benches for the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS). Under these contracts 600 shelters and 1,800+ benches are being produced over  …   Read More »

August 17, 2016

Tolar Manufacturing seeks DBE suppliers

Tolar Manufacturing is seeking DBEs certified by the State of Florida DOT under 49 CFR Part 26 to submit technical and commercial proposals to us for materials and services we may require to manufacture bus shelters. The potential supplier work scope may include steel & aluminum tube and sheet material, aluminum extrusions, plastics, polycarbonate  …   Read More »

August 4, 2016

At Tolar Manufacturing in Corona, The Bus Stops Here

The Press-Enterprise’s Richard K. de Atley reports on Tolar Manufacturing’s custom bus shelters used all over the United States and Canada, and the company’s 25 year history. Click here for the full online article. Click here to view a PDF of the print version.   …   Read More »

July 21, 2016

Tolar Manufacturing Company celebrates 25-year milestone

“As we look towards the future, I am excited about the expanded role our company will play in the evolving street furniture industry” – Gary Tolar, President, Tolar Manufacturing July 2016 marks the beginning of the 25th anniversary year for Tolar Manufacturing Company, Inc., North America’s leader in the design and fabrication of award-winning  …   Read More »

June 22, 2016

Tolar Manufacturing earns Approved Fabricator certification for third year

“Achieving and maintaining this gold level standard means that our customers are receiving the highest quality products – always. I wouldn’t put my name on anything less.” – Gary Tolar, President, Tolar Manufacturing Tolar Manufacturing Company, Inc. (Tolar) has once again successfully completed Clark County Nevada’s annual audit for the  …   Read More »

June 21, 2016

Tolar bus shelters and street furniture featured in Metro Magazine

Tolar Manufacturing Company, Inc. was proud to have our ‪bus shelters‬ and ‪‎street furniture‬ featured in May in an article by Metro Magazine. In the article Patrick Merrick, Tolar Manufacturing’s Executive Vice President, states, “Transit agencies are often incorporating the branding of their system into the design of bus shelters to  …   Read More »

May 2, 2015

Transforming Public Space to Create a Sense of Place

Thoughtful and strategic design can transform bland community bus stops that have no relation to their surroundings into welcome fixtures that not only help to attract and grow transit ridership, but signal to transit riders, pedestrians and non-riders alike that they are an integral part of their community. A well-lit, well-designed transit bus shelter,  …   Read More »