|Existing conditions and public outreach; analyze the current state of the SamTrans bus system; conduct market research on what riders and potential riders want out of SamTrans bus service.
||Fall 2019 – Winter 2020
|Reimagine SamTrans on hold due to COVID-19 impact to ridership and need for responsive planning.
||Spring – Summer 2020
|Develop a service policy framework with guiding principles and service design guidelines for how SamTrans will plan bus service.
|Develop three bus system alternatives, with up to three potential changes for each route in the system.
||Fall 2020 – Winter 2021
||Public outreach; receive input on three alternative route systems with details on each individual route.
|Develop a recommended bus system based on input.
||Public outreach; conduct outreach on a single recommended bus system; refine and develop plan for implementing new bus system.
|Conduct CEQA and Title VI analysis.
|SamTrans Board adoption of new bus system.
|Begin phased implementation of changes to bus system.