Directors vote to add new public member to the SamTrans Board

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The San Mateo County Transit District Board of Directors voted to make Brooks Esser the newest public member to serve on the board this week during its monthly meeting. 

Esser was one of 13 people interviewed for the seat and will represent all of San Mateo County.  He will be one of nine directors responsible for setting policy for the transit district, which operates SamTrans bus service. 

Esser also serves as chairman of the North Fair Oaks Community Council, an unincorporated area of San Mateo County that borders downtown Redwood City. Esser’s first official meeting on the board will be on Oct. 4, 2023. 


About SamTrans: The San Mateo County Transit District operates 71 routes and two on-demand service areas in San Mateo County. Funded in part by a half-cent sales tax, the district also provides administrative support for Caltrain and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. SamTrans has provided bus service to San Mateo County customers since 1976. 

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