Sustainability Policy

The San Mateo County Transit District's Sustainability Policy summarizes SamTrans' commitment:

  1. Streamline business practices to reduce waste and improve operational effectiveness
  2. Evaluate and improve the long-term resource efficiency of our facilities and equipment, including the life-cycle return on investment 
  3. Educate and incentivize our employees to integrate sustainability practices into their work and their personal lives
  4. Encourage business partners to incorporate sustainability practices into their own operations
  5. Measure the environmental impacts of our activities on an ongoing basis, and set and meet targets to reduce our impacts
  6. Deploy sustainability-themed programs that encourage the use of public transit and that support our local communities