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Transportation Authority, Daly City Mayor and Community Leaders to Celebrate Launch of Free Shuttle Bus Service on Jan. 6

Transportation Authority, Daly City Mayor and Community Leaders to Celebrate Launch of Free Shuttle Bus Service on Jan. 6

What: Officials from the San Mateo County Transportation Authority and Daly City,    alongside leading residents, will gather on Jan. 6 to celebrate the start of a free community shuttle service in the Bayshore neighborhood. The new shuttle will provide vital east-west connections to grocery stores, pharmacies, health clinics, hospitals and shopping malls—amenities that were once isolated from residents of the eastern neighborhood of the Bayshore.

            The launch event will take place at the Bayshore Community Center, one of several sites in the neighborhood that will benefit from the shuttle service. The Transportation Authority and Daly City, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County, worked together with the Bayshore community on planning and funding the service. More information about the shuttle, including scheduling and maps details, can be found here.

When:  11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6

Where: Bayshore Community Center, 450 Martin Street, Daly City

Who:       Speakers for the program will include:

   Daly City Mayor David Canepa

               Transportation Authority Board Chair Carole Groom

Bayshore community leader Marion Reed-Brown

               Bayshore Community Center Program Director Joe Egan

               SamTrans Executive Officer for Public Affairs Mark Simon

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About the TA: Created to administer Measure A, San Mateo County’s ½ sales tax, the Transportation Authority provides funding for transportation and infrastructure improvement projects. In 2004, more than 75 percent of San Mateo County residents voted to reauthorize Measure A for an additional 25 years. 

Media Contact, Will Reisman: 650.508.7704