TRANSPORTATION IN SAN MATEO COUNTY

Position In Brief: 

Support continued county and regional efforts to establish a coordinated regional system of rapid and other mass transit geared to public need. 

Support a feeder service to transfer points of regional mass transit systems. 

Support a variety of funding sources for both capital and operating costs to finance mass transit, including sales tax, gasoline tax, federal and state funds, fares, and vehicle fees. 

Support efforts to provide local transportation systems in San Mateo County which should tie in with neighboring systems and regional transportation. 

Efforts should consider all aspects of transit, such as buses, jitneys, car and van pools, and parking facilities. Areas with the greatest transportation needs and areas causing the greatest pollution should be serviced first, with expansion to other areas as financially feasible.

Position History: 

County position. Adopted 1972, revised 1985, revised 1998 by concurrence with LWV South San Mateo County position, 2008, amended 2010

Issues: 
League to which this content belongs: 
North & Central San Mateo County