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Route 122 Extended to East San Rafael
Effective August 20, 2018, Marin Transit will extend select trips on Route 122 to serve East San Rafael. This extension will provide hourly service between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm on school days only. The new service will operate as a pilot project and help the District test demand for fixed route service to the San Rafael neighborhoods of Peacock Gaps, Glenwood, Bayside Acres, Lock Lomond, and Country Club. The need for additional transit service to these areas was identified in the 2016/17 East San Rafael Assessment and included in the District's update of the Short Range Transit Plan in 2017. In addition to the extension of Route 122, Marin Transit expanded its service area in March of 2018 for Marin Access senior/ADA service and the Golden Gate Bridge and Highway Transportation extended its Route 31 ferry feeder service to East San Rafael in June of 2018.
Take Marin Transit to School!
Marin Transit provides transit options for students countywide, including routes serving the College of Marin, Dominican University, and most high schools and middle schools in Marin County. Check out our schools page for more information!
Transportation Technology Training Opportunities
Want to get around without driving? Your Smartphone, tablet and computer are great tools for getting rides! In partnership with Technology4Life, Marin Transit is sponsoring hands-on classes to learn about transportation options in Marin and how technology can assist with using these options. Classes will show you how to get online and use web sites and apps for determining the fastest, cheapest and most timely ways for getting where you want to go. This course is especially geared to older adults and riders with disabilities as well as caregivers who may be interested in transportation options. Click here to find out more.
MARIN TRANSIT CONNECT: New On-Demand Transit Service
Mobility on demand is now available in Northern San Rafael. For the first time ever, Marin Transit is offering a completely accessible, on-demand transit option – no advanced planning required! Our new service, Marin Transit Connect, is now in operation weekdays from 6:30am - 7pm. Click here for more information and a link to download the app.
We Want Your Input!
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, in coordination with the City of San Rafael, Marin Transit, Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM), and Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART), is working on a project to replace the San Rafael Transportation Center (SRTC). This project will include analysis and identification of potential sites for the transit center in downtown San Rafael, an environmental review process, and preliminary design.
We want to hear from our riders. To find out more about the project and take a survey please visit www.goldengate.org/SRTC/
Paratransit Service Expansion
Effective March 5, 2018, Marin Transit is expanding the service area for Marin Access Paratransit to include the neighborhood of East San Rafael/Peacock Gap. Residents living in the East San Rafael/Peacock Gap area who qualify for paratransit service under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will be able to call one to seven days in advance of their requested trip and schedule a ride. The service will be available from 10 am to 2 pm and 4pm to 7 pm on weekdays. On weekends, the service will be available from 8 am to 5 pm.
Marin Access Newsletter - Winter 17/18
Enjoy the Winter 2017/18 edition of our Marin Access newsletter. If you'd like to receive this in your inbox, subscribe to our email updates in the footer below.
February Board of Directors Meeting
The February meeting of the Marin County Transit District's Board of Directors will occur on February 26, 2018 at 9:30 am in the Marin County Board of Supervisors Chamber, Room 330, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. For more information, click here.
Tech Tips for Transportation Classes
Want to get around without driving? Your smartphone, tablet and computer are great tools for getting rides! In partnership with Technology 4 Life, Marin Transit is sponsoring a FREE class to learn about transportation options in Marin. We will show you how to get online and use web sites and apps for determining the fastest, cheapest and most timely ways for getting where you want to go. Learn how to take the bus, SMART train, ferry or maybe get a ride from a volunteer, use shared ride services (Lyft), subsidized taxis and more! Bring your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to class. Bring $10 and photo ID to set up a Clipper card. This course is especially geared towards older adults and riders with disabilities, as well as caregivers who may be interested in transportation options. Sign up now for classes in Mill Valley and San Anselmo