Site Updates, 2015 Edition
Welcome back to my refreshed website! I have been busy working at San Francisco State University and as a moderator at Skyscraper City (handle: fieldsofdreams), in which I haven't had the time to update any of the information I have here. It will take time, but rest assured that new contents will be added across most pages.
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.
A Discussion on Marin Transit's Latest Short-Range Transit Plan
Every 5 to 10 years, Marin Transit has to adopt a Short-Range Transit Plan which will address the future mobility and transportation needs of Marin County commuters. In Part 1, I have written a comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand, summary of the changes the transit agency will make that will reshape services in San Rafael, Novato, and the Ross Valley.
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.
From my Blogs
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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