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Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Beginning, Monday, March 9, 2020, select weekday Route 17 trips will be converted to 17X trips and will no longer serve Strawberry Village and adjacent stops east of Highway 101. Route 17X trips will also have adjusted schedules. 

Regular Route 17 trips will continue to serve Strawberry Village, and there are no changes to weekend schedules.

Click here for detailed schedule information.

Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Beginning Monday, March 9, 2020, Routes 23X and 29 will now operate in a counter-clockwise direction through the Canal as shown in the map below. Route 35 will have added service during weekday morning and afternoon peak periods between the San Rafael Transit Center and the Canal.

The new trips, along with changes to Routes 23X and 29, will create 8-minutes service frequencies within the Canal during weekday peak hours.

Canal Realignment

Click on the route number for detailed schedule information: 23X, 29, and 35

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

On Monday, February 3, Marin Transit’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt the staff proposal on changes to Marin Transit fare policies, Marin Access program eligibility, and the Low-Income Fare Assistance program.

The adopted plan includes changes to local bus pass programs, Catch-A-Ride, Dial-A-Ride, and paratransit fares, the reimbursement rate for STAR & TRIP volunteer driver programs, the Low-Income Fare Assistance program, and eligibility standards for Marin Access programs.

All changes will be effective July 1, 2020.

To learn more about the policy changes, please visit https://marintransit.org/farepolicy2019.

Wed, Jan 15, 2020
Accessible Connect van

The Marin Transit Board of Directors approved the following changes to the Connect program that will take effect February 3, 2020:

Service Alerts

    • 29

    Route 29: Service Changes Effective March 9

    Effective Monday, March 9, 2020, Route 29 will operate in a counter-clockwise direction only through the Canal as shown in the map below. Please note minor schedule changes with some trips cancellation on the 29 and reduced layover time at the San Rafael Transit Center.

    The new trips, along with changes to Routes 23X and 29, will create 8-minute service frequencies within the Canal during weekday peak periods.

    Canal Realignment

    Click here for detailed schedule information.

    • 23X

    Route 23X: Service Changes Effective March 9

    Effective Monday, March 9, 2020, Route 23X will operate in a counter-clockwise direction only through the Canal as shown in the map below.

    Changes to Routes 23X and 29, as well as added trips on the Route 35, will create 8-minute service frequencies within the Canal during weekday peak periods.

    Canal Realignment

    Click here for detailed Route 23X schedule information.

    • 17

    Route 17: Strawberry Village Service Changes Effective March 9

    Beginning, Monday, March 9, 2020, select weekday Route 17 trips will be converted to 17X trips and will no longer serve Strawberry Village and adjacent stops east of Highway 101. Route 17X trips will also have adjusted schedules. 

    Regular Route 17 trips will continue to serve Strawberry Village, and there are no changes to weekend schedules.

    Click here for detailed schedule information.

    • 35

    Route 35: Service Changes Effective March 9

    Effective, Monday, March 9, 2020, Route 35 will have added service during weekday morning and afternoon peak periods between the San Rafael transit Center and the Canal. 

    The new trips, along with changes to Routes 23X and 29, will create 8-minute service frequencies within the Canal during weekday peak periods.

    Click here for detailed schedule information.

    • CXT

    Connect to Expand Service Area and Change Fares

    Connect will now service downtown San Rafael. The service area will also expand to more areas in Santa Venetia, Marinwood, and Lucas Valley. See below for new service area map.

    Connect will move to a $4 per mile distance-based fare and the transit stop discount will no longer be offered. Marin Access riders will be eligible for $3 flat fares or a $40 unlimited monthly pass option. A regular $80 unlimited monthly pass option will be available.

    Changes are effective February 3, 2020. For more information on board adopted changes, click here.

    Connect expanded service area

     

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Marin Access Travel Navigator Satellite Hours

Event Date
Start Time
11:30 AM
End Time
1:15 PM
Location
San Geronimo Valley Community Center - 6350 Sir Frances Drake Blvd., San Geronimo

Satellite hours are a way for the Travel Navigators to reach Marin County residents in the places they already frequent. At these "office hours," Travel Navigators are available to answer questions about Marin Access and Marin Transit services, help riders begin the application process, and provide referrals to other services or resources. 

Paratransit Coordinating Council

Event Date
Start Time
1:00 PM
End Time
3:30 PM
Location
Transportation Authority of Marin, 900 Fifth Ave #100, San Rafael CA 94901

The Marin Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC) is an advisory board that provides feedback on local and regional paratransit service provided by Marin Access. All are welcome.

Marin Access Travel Navigator Satellite Hours

Event Date
Start Time
11:30 AM
End Time
1:15 PM
Location
Mill Valley Community Center - 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley

Satellite hours are a way for the Travel Navigators to reach Marin County residents in the places they already frequent. At these "office hours," Travel Navigators are available to answer questions about Marin Access and Marin Transit services, help riders begin the application process, and provide referrals to other services or resources.