Projects & Planning

Learn about how Marin Transit is working to improve local transit service and enhance the passenger experience.

Current projects are listed below. Click on the “Learn More” button to see updates, project documents, and opportunities for public participation.

Click on the links below for a library of past planning studies and reports, including our Short Range Transit Plan, as well as information on projects that have been completed.

Current Projects

Fare and Eligibility Policy Proposal

As part of the 2020 Short Range Transit Plan update, the District has performed a comprehensive evaluation of fare policies and eligibility standards for Marin Access programs. In September 2019, a draft proposal on fares and fare policies was provided to the Marin County Transit District's Board of Directors. Staff released a draft Fare Policy, Program Eligibility, and Low-Income Fare Assistance Proposal for public review and comment to the Board on November 18, 2019.

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Marin Transit Connect Evaluation

In July of 2019, Marin Transit released an evaluation of the District's first on-demand, fully accessible transit service - Connect. The report documents the program's history, performance during the first year of service, results of a rider survey, and identified next steps for the program.

Based on recommendations to the Marin Transit Board in October of 2019, the District released an RFP to solicit On Demand Mobility Software to support the program as it evolves out of its pilot phase.

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Two Battery Electric Buses

Marin Transit has received it's first two Zero Emission Battery Electric Buses in September 2018! 

The buses, which can seat 32 passengers, will charge overnight and be operated on Marin Transit local routes by Golden Gate Transit (GGT).  Charging infrastructure has been installed already.  The advertised range of the buses are 145 miles per charge, but things like heat and hills reduce the range.  The buses will first operate no more than 80 miles per day as both Transit agencies learn more about the buses' capabilities.

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State of Good Repair Bus Stop Improvements

The purpose of this project is to improve accessibility, safety, and amenities of local bus stops in Marin County. 

The first phase of the project included an upgrade of all Marin Transit signage at bus stops to include bus route numbers, destination, and operation information for local routes.  Each sign has a Stop ID number so that customers can call 511 to obtain schedule information.  The second phase of the project was improvements to 12 stops throughout Marin County.

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