Equity

Project study: More work needed to assist seniors, disabled on transit
Transportation
Jimmy Moore July 20, 2021
man in wheeled device getting off the bus

A project aimed at stimulating equity, connection and communication between seniors, the disabled community and Bay Area transit agencies has found riders with challenges do not always have access to reliable and affordable transportation.

Equity, environment focus of U.S. Department of Transportation infrastructure grant program
Transportation
Mark Prado February 17, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it is seeking applicants for the FY 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program to fund transportation projects of national and regional significance.

Eleven Transit Agencies Join Clipper START
Transportation
Mark Prado January 25, 2021

Eleven more Bay Area transit agencies today joined the Clipper START program, which allows lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive fare discounts ranging from 20% to 50% on most transit systems around the region. Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, riders with Clipper START cards will receive a 50% discount on SamTrans fares, and 20% discounts on AC Transit, County Connection, Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST), Napa VINE, SolTrans, Tri Delta Transit, Union City Transit, Vacaville City Coach, WestCAT and Wheels fares.