SamTrans to Hold Four Reimagine SamTrans Public Meetings


As SamTrans enters the third and final phase of the comprehensive operational analysis known as Reimagine SamTrans, the agency is seeking final feedback from the public. A new recommended bus network has been developed and the public is invited to comment on these route changes until November 8, 2021 or participate in an upcoming virtual public meeting.

After hearing from the community and conducting a system-wide analysis, SamTrans is recommending changes to almost every bus route across the network. Reimagine SamTrans aims to refresh the SamTrans bus network by redesigning routes with three goals in mind: equity, efficiency and connections. Equity will be achieved by prioritizing buses to high-need communities from underused and duplicate routes. Efficiency will be improved by creating faster, more reliable service through more direct and consolidated routes. Connections will be expanded by providing expanded all-day service, and more service to transit hubs and job centers.

The public can review route changes and submit their comments on the project website at before November 8. Four virtual public meetings will also be held on the following dates and locations:


Mid County Meeting

(Burlingame, San Mateo, Foster City, Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City)

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 13 at 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Link:

Call in Option: 253 215 8782 

Zoom Webinar ID: 840 9613 8750

Languages: Spanish and Mandarin


North County Meeting

(Daly City, Colma, Brisbane, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae)

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 19 at 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Link:

Call in Option: 301 715 8592  

Zoom Webinar ID: 826 5351 6245

Languages: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese


South County Meeting

(Redwood City, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and unincorporated area of North Fair Oaks)

Date/Time: Thursday, October 21 at 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Link:

Call in Option: 312 626 6799  

Zoom Webinar ID: 858 7664 0032

Languages: Spanish, Mandarin and Tongan


Coastside Meeting

(Pacifica, Montara, Moss Beach, Half Moon Bay, Pescadero)

Date/Time; Thursday, October 28 at 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Link:

Call in Option: 253 215 8782   

Zoom Webinar ID: 858 9467 7018

Languages: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese


After the outreach period has concluded and the public’s input has been incorporated into the proposal, the SamTrans Board of Directors will vote to adopt the final plan at its February 2022 Meeting. Implementation of changes will begin in August 2022 and occur over multiple phases.


About SamTrans: SamTrans operates 70 routes throughout San Mateo County.  Funded in part by a half-cent sales tax, the San Mateo County Transit 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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