Project Overview

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA) is developing the Regional Transit Connections (RTC) Plan which will provide guidance for a new competitive grant program. The new grant program will fund transit improvements that connect San Mateo County with San Francisco, Alameda, and Santa Clara Counties.

In 2018, San Mateo County voters approved Measure W, a 30-year, half-cent sales tax to fund a variety of transportation investments. Ten percent of Measure W funds are dedicated to regional transit improvements.



Join the Conversation

The online survey closes at the end of April 2024.

Plan Outcomes

The TA’s Strategic Plan for 2020 - 2024 recommends the development of a Regional Transit Connections (RTC) Plan to support long-term policy guidance and financial planning for Measure W funds.

The RTC Plan is intended to:

What is Regional Transit?

Regional transit includes trains, express buses, and ferries that connect San Mateo County with San Francisco, Alameda and Santa Clara Counties. This includes services provided by agencies like SamTrans, Caltrain, BART, San Francisco Bay Ferry and more.

Project Timeline

How to Get Involved!

Don’t miss this opportunity to make your voice heard about San Mateo County’s regional transit connections. Your feedback will inform grant applicants about the kinds of projects that are most important to the community.

Here’s how the TA is reaching out to the community:

  • Online Survey (Open until the end of April 2024)
  • Virtual Community Meeting (April 3, 2024 at 6 PM)
  • Pop-up Events
    • Fremont BART Station (Tuesday, March 26, 2024 4 PM - 7 PM)
    • Hayward BART Station (Thursday, March 28, 2024 4 PM - 7 PM)
    • Downtown San Leandro Farmers' Market (Wednesday, April 10, 2024 3 PM - 7 PM)
    • Daly City Farmers' Market (Thursday, April 11, 2024 9 AM - 1 PM)
    • East Palo Alto Love Our Earth Festival (Saturday, April 13, 2024 10 AM - 2 PM)
    • Pacifica WhaleFest (Saturday, April 20, 2024 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM)
    • Palo Alto Earth Day Festival (Sunday, April 21, 2024 1 PM - 4 PM)
    • Redwood City Downtown Library Author's Event (Saturday, April 27, 2024 11 AM - 1 PM)
  • Input from transit operators, partner agencies, and municipal staff

Check this page for upcoming events in your community.


Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information

For more information or questions, please email