SamTrans to Offer Free New Year’s Service


To ensure that everyone who needs a safe ride home at the end of their evening will have one, SamTrans will provide free rides starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, December 31, until the end of service as it has in years past.

On New Year’s Eve, SamTrans will be operating their regular weekday service, with free fares after 8 p.m. SamTrans will operate a Sunday schedule on New Year’s Day, resuming fare collection at 5 a.m.

SamTrans requires riders to wear a face covering at all times.

The administrative offices of the San Mateo County Transit District, which manages SamTrans, will be closed on New Year’s Day. SamTrans customer service is available on New Year’s Eve, December 31, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on New Year’s Day, January 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by phone at 1.800.660.4287.


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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