Reimagine SamTrans

Welcome to Reimagine SamTrans

Reimagine SamTrans is a comprehensive operational analysis (COA) project to evaluate and refresh the entire SamTrans bus system. Since 2019, the project team has conducted three rounds of public outreach, as well as existing conditions evaluation and market research. We are working hard to ensure the project reflects changing travel patterns and transportation needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Three alternative SamTrans networks with potential service changes were developed in Winter 2021 and made public for community input during Spring 2021. A final network was developed in Summer 2021, followed by a final round of public input in Fall 2021. The results and findings from that outreach can be reviewed here.

Staff carefully considered each piece of input we received and made some adjustments to the final new network. Implementation of the final network is anticipated to occur over multiple phases beginning in Summer 2022.

What’s Happening Now?

The Reimagine SamTrans project is currently undergoing environmental review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

The Draft Initial Study/Negative Declaration (IS/ND) can be found at Comments may be submitted on the Draft IS/ND during the period of January 4-24, 2022.

The goals of Reimagine SamTrans are to:

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Improve the experience for existing SamTrans customers
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Grow new and more frequent ridership on SamTrans
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Build SamTrans’ efficiency and effectiveness as a mobility provider
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Project Overview

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