Heading to the Senior Fair? Take Marin Transit Connect for FREE!
Marin Transit is offering free on-demand Connect rides within northern San Rafael on October 23!
Simply download the Connect app on your smartphone to schedule your trip. If you don’t have a smart phone, just call one of our Travel Navigators to register for an account and schedule your ride. Travel Navigators are available Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm and can be reached at (415) 454-0902.
To redeem free rides use promo code SENIORFAIR.
Thank You for Your Patience During Our Recent Service Disruptions
Marin Transit provides local transit services through contracts with five service providers. Golden Gate Transit operates the largest share of local Marin Transit services under contract - Routes 17, 23, 23x, 29, 35, 36, and 71x. The two agencies have a long history as partners, and Golden Gate Transit has provided consistent and reliable service on Marin Transit local routes.
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!
Public Notice Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal For Federal Fiscal Years 2020-2022
In accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26, Marin County Transit District announces its proposed goal over the following Fiscal Years 2020, 2021, and 2022 goal of 2% for DBE participation on contracts assisted by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
The proposed goal and its rationale are available for public review for the next 30 days during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the offices of Marin County Transit District, 711 Grand Avenue, Suite 110 in San Rafael, CA 94901, and on our web page at www.marintransit.org/purchasing.html.
Written comments will be accepted by Marin County Transit District and FTA for 30 days following publication of this notice. The District’s Federal Fiscal Year 2020-2022 goal may be adjusted by any comments received.
Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments to:
Amy Van Doren, DBE Officer
Marin County Transit District
711 Grand Avenue, Suite 110
San Rafael, CA 94901
Comments may also be submitted to the Federal Transit Administration, Region IX, Attention: Civil Rights Officer, San Francisco Federal Building, 90, 7th Street, Suite 15-300, San Francisco, CA 94103.
Free Fares During the Fair
On Monday, May 6, 2019, the Marin Transit Board of Directors unanimously approved free local transit rides county-wide on all Marin Transit fixed route and Connect services during the five-day period between July 3 and July 7, 2019. They also approved an increase in bus service to the Marin County Fair to make getting to and from the County Fair more accessible.
Bus Stop Improvements Update - March 22, 2019
The contractor continues to make progress on completing the final phase of the State of Good Repair (SOGR) Bus Stop Improvements Project. Construction started in December 2018 on a series of upgrades to local bus stops to improve passenger amenities and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) access. The rainy weather pattern continues to impact the schedule for installing improvements.
This week (March 18-22) has been no exception with only two sunny days to schedule work. Next week doesn't offer much relief but we plan to use the time to focus on paperwork and coordination tasks. In spite of the inclement weather patterns, of the eleven bus stop locations across the county, the project has only two stops remaining:
- Tiburon Blvd & Greenwood Cove Rd
- Bellam Boulevard & E. Francisco Boulevard
We are counting on April gifting us with drier weather to install the planned improvements. The next update will share the poposed construction dates. If you have any questions about the project or construction activity, contact Adrienne Taylor at 415 226-0855 or email@example.com.
Bus Stop Improvements Update - March 1, 2019
Construction has been underway since December 3, 2018 for the final phase of the State of Good Repair (SOGR) Bus Stop Improvements Project. Crews have been installing upgrades to local bus stops that improve passenger amenities and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) access. However, the stormy weather has significantly impaced the schedule initially anticipated to construct improvements at eleven bus stop locations across the county.
The raindrops just keep falling and all too frequently construction has come to a complete halt. But we did get a much-needed break last week when crews were able to demo and pour concrete at Magnolia & Bon Air (Stop ID 40302) and Redhill & Sequoia (Stop ID 40409).
This week (February 25 - March 1), the gift of dry weather yesterday and today allowed the contractor to install bus shelters at both locations. With work now finished at these two stops the number of complete bus stops has grown to seven:
Bus Stop Improvements Update - February 15, 2019
By now you might have heard the good news that for a broad region of the state including Marin County, the drought is over. Marin Transit offers the tattered State of Good Repair (SOGR) construction schedule to prove it. Construction has been underway since December 3, 2018 for the final phase of the SOGR Bus Stop Improvements Project. In between the downpours, crews have been installing upgrades to local bus stops that improve passenger amenities and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) access. Making progress has truly been a challenge as rain unrelentingly fell upon the construction sites. However, the drier forecase for next week will allow us to schedule some of the work that fell victim to the torrential rains experienced the past few weeks. Below is the rescheduled work plan.
Next week (February 19-22) - President's Day Week:
Redhill Avenue at Sequoia Drive - The construction of this stop will coincide with Spring Break since it is a heavily used student stop. This helps to minimize passenger disruptions. A temporary stop will be placed in front of United Markets at Red Hill Ave and Forbes.
✔ Install new shelter
Week of February 25 - March 8:
Magnolia Avenue at Bon Air Road -
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Bus Stop Improvements Update - January 28, 2019
Construction has been underway since December 3, 2018 for the final phase of the State of Good Repair (SOGR) Bus Stop Improvements Project. Crews have been installing upgrades to local bus stops that improve passenger amenities and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) access.
The weather is wreaking havoc on the schedule to construct these improvements. In spite of rain being forecast intermittently over the next two weeks, the SOGR project should make some progress. Please note that there have been substantial changes to the construction schedule provided two weeks ago. The revised schedule shows the following:
This week (January 28 - February 1):
Tamalpais Drive & Madera Boulevard
✔ Install new shelter
Next week (February 4 - 8):
Magnolia Avenue at Bon Air Road
✔ Temporarily relocate stop 195 feet from current bus stop
✔ Remove sidewalk & asphalt
✔ Construct new sidewalk & pavement
✔ Install new shelter & trash receptacle