Golden Gate Transit, San Francisco Muni Prepare for Presidio Parkway Completion
As the much-anticipated replacement for Doyle Drive nears its completion, Caltrans, along with many other agencies, have chosen the weekend of the 11th and 12th of July 2015 as the transition weekend to open the whole parkway full-time for motorists. And I have prepared a comprehensive survival guide on how to get around this project by using mass transit options.
Marin Transit's Short-Range Transit Plan In Focus: San Rafael and Ross Valley
A new plan is being hatched on this episode dissecting the transit agency's next moves for FY2016-25 as Marin Transit is looking to start a new express service that will help reduce commute times for riders traveling between San Rafael and San Anselmo, as well as significantly adjusting one route to a point that it may be better off as a shuttle route than a big bus service.
Marin Transit's Short-Range Transit Plan In Focus: North San Rafael and Novato
On my latest piece analyzing Marin Transit's Short Range Transit Plan, I analyze how a major shakeup in northern Marin County will impact travel options in Terra Linda, Marinwood, and Novato, from extending Route 45 to serve Downtown Novato for the first time to a significant revamp of its existing shuttle services.
Marin Transit's Short-Range Transit Plan In Focus: Canal District
Once Marin Transit's most popular bus line, Route 35 may be facing the chopping block as the agency is looking to give more riders one-seat services to and from this transit-rich neighborhood in San Rafael. In Part 2 of my analysis on Marin Transit's Short-Range Transit Plan, I analyze how the potential cancellation of the 35 will impact transit circulation within the Canal District and throughout Marin County in the long-term.
Marin Transit to Acquire New Vehicles in FY 2015-16
With Marin Transit's budget set for a public hearing on 22 June 2015, its passage would mean the purchase of 40-plus new vehicles, including three new bus types, that would allow the transit agency to expand and enhance its current service offerings.
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My Thesis Work: How Can We Transform the El Camino Real in Santa Clara County?
Now that I've known the results of my work, I can finally show what I wrote here, which is exclusive for now. It is about how to transform a vibrant, congested auto-centric suburban corridor into a more diverse, walkable, transit-friendly one.
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