SamTrans Needs Volunteers for the Measure W Citizen’s Oversight Committee Citizens Advisory Committee


SamTrans is recruiting members for the Measure W Congestion Relief Plan Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC). The COC is tasked with reviewing the administration of tax revenue to ensure that funds are invested in a manner consistent with the plan.

Appointed members of the COC will receive findings of an independent audit, hold a public hearing and issue a report annually to provide county residents with information regarding how Measure W revenues are being spent. SamTrans is accepting applications to fill the following five seats:

  • Youth Transit Rider Representative

    Representing riders under the age of 25

  • Organized Labor Representative

    Representing working people in San Mateo County

  • Private Sector Employer Representative

    Representing employers in San Mateo County

  • County Supervisor District 1 Representative

    Representing Supervisorial District 1 (Burlingame, Hillsborough, Millbrae, San Bruno)

  • County Supervisor District 2 Representative

Representing Supervisorial District 2 (San Mateo, Foster City, Belmont)

The new COC members will be appointed by the SamTrans Board of Directors based on a written application.

Interested persons can either fill out an online application or download a fillable/printable application here, although interviews may also be requested. Applications are due no later than Thursday, October 21, 2021.

SamTrans’ vision is to be a mobility leader, providing transportation choices and sustainable future that meets the needs of our diverse communities.


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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