Transportation Authority Announces Call for Shuttle Projects

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority and the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County is announcing a joint call for projects for the county's Local Shuttle Program.

A total of $7 million is available for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014.

The goal of the program is to fund operating projects that provide access to regional transit service and/or meet community mobility needs in the county while reducing congestion in the commute corridors.

Four percent of all the sales tax revenues from Measure A are designated for funding shuttles.

An application workshop will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 21 at SamTrans headquarters, 1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos.

While employers and private entities are not eligible to apply directly, they may partner with a local jurisdiction or a public agency.

Application materials are available on the TA website. Applications are due by 5 p.m., April 16. Questions can be directed to C/CAG, Tom Madalena, 650-599-1460 or or TA, Celia Chung, 650-508-6466 or

Media Contact: Christine Dunn, 650-508-6238