Past Projects

Real Time Information Signs

Marin Transit has installed 18 solar powered Real Time information signs at bus stops in Marin County! Funded with a Federal Lifeline Grant, the signs can be found at bus stops in Marin City, Novato, the Northgate Mall in the Terra Linda neighborhood of San Rafael, and the Canal neighborhood in San Rafael.

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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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South Novato Bus Stop Improvements

Project Completed in 2013

The South Novato Bus Stop Improvements construction project will improve bus patron access and transfers in Novato by upgrading two transit stop locations. Construction is anticipated in September or October 2013. Improvements include construction of bus pads, curb ramps, improved crosswalks, and minor signal modifications in the following two areas:

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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

This project was completed in 2019. 

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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Redwood and Grant Transit Improvement Project

Completed September 2017

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