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Final Draft SamTrans Service Plan

Presentation

Public Workshop

City Hall, Brisbane

March 20, 2013


Presentation Outline

• Plan Purpose – Recap

• Draft Plan released August 2012, public

outreach fall 2012

• Summary of comments

• Proposed Revisions – March 2013

• Next Steps

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Plan Purpose

More of what works

• Improve service where our customers need it

Less of what doesn’t work

• Discontinue routes or segments that aren’t

working

Try new things

• Try innovative ways of delivering transportation

services

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Plan Approach

SSP Framework

• Guiding Principles

- Customers

- Service

- Service Markets

- Financial Stability

- Coordinated Planning

4


Crafting the Draft Plan

• Balance various elements of our guiding

principles

• Focus the plan to improve efficiency,

effectiveness, and ridership for the system

as a whole

• Understand the tradeoffs needed to move

SamTrans into the future

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390

391

397

120

292

122

121

296

130

250

260

110

295

140

281

133

274

112

132

271

123

251

294

280

262

118

270

141

359

297

KX

14

83

17

53

85

36

54

46

16

73

24

58

35

55

72

38

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Weekday Ridership (2011)

8,000

Weekday Boardings

7,000

El Camino Local Express Community

6,000

5,000

4,000

3,000

2,000

1,000

0

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Financial Effectiveness

Route Performance (2011)

Legend

El Camino Real

Local

Express

Community

120

KX

391 390

292

Productivity

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Draft Plan Resources

Annual In-service Hours

Existing

Draft Plan

Aug 2012

Percent

Differential

Weekday 335,505 311,208 -7.24%

Saturday 36,052 34,445 -4.5%

Sunday 32,287 33,174 2.7%

Total 403,843 378,826 -6.2%

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Engaging the Community

• Involved the community in locally-focused

conversations

• Utilized community organization partnerships to

create additional awareness

• Engaged all levels of the community in the process:

- SamTrans riders

- Public

- Operators

- Stakeholders

- City Councils

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Public Feedback

Outreach in fall 2012 yielded more than 1,200

comments:

• 9 public meetings

• E-mail and U.S. mail

• Multiple operator outreach sessions

• Online survey

• 16 City Council meetings

• Dedicated project phone line

• 3 tabling events

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Major Comment Themes

• Route-specific

- Keep route the same

- Change the route in a different way

- Expand route and increase frequency

- Concern about how changes to route will impact

specific populations

• General

- Amenities

- Customer service

- Outreach

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Route Comments

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0

50

100

150

200

250

300

14

16

17

24

46

85

110

112

118

120

121

122

123

130

131

132

133

140

141

250

251

260

262

270

271

274

275

280

281

292

294

295

296

297

359

390

391

397

ECR

KX

Other Comments

Comment Count

Route number

Total comments


Final Draft Proposals

Route Proposed change August 2012 Revised change March 2013

110 no change added morning schedule

118 discontinue restore peak hour service

121 discontinue mid-day service restore mid-day service

251 route change: no service to restore service to Beach Park

Beach Park

270 route change: no service east of

101, no Saturday service

maintain service east of 101 and

provide service to new county jail

275 new route Saturday trips to Canada College

280 discontinue no changes without East Palo Alto

shuttle coordination

281 increased frequency no changes without East Palo Alto

shuttle coordination

292 Discontinue off-peak & weekend

service to SF

restore route

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Multi-City Route Proposals –

revised from Draft Plan

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Route 292 - revised

August 2012 Draft:

discontinue offpeak/weekend

service;

reduce service to SF

March 2013 Revision:

Off-peak/weekend

service to SF restored

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Multi-City Route Proposals –

same as Draft Plan

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Route KX

Recommendation:

• Discontinue off-peak

service to SF, discontinue

service south of Redwood

City

• Low ridership and multiple

alternative services are

available including Muni,

Caltrain, and improved

ECR service

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Route ECR

Recommendation:

• New consolidated route

(former 390/391) along El

Camino Real from Daly City

to Palo Alto

• Discontinue service to San

Francisco due to low

performance

• Alternatives include BART,

Caltrain, Muni

• Service will have fifteen

minute frequencies seven

days a week

18


Route 397

No change proposed

19


North County Route Proposals –

revised from Draft Plan

20


Route 121 - revised

August 2012 Draft:

Discontinue midday

service

March 2013

Revision:

Restore mid-day

service

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North County Route Proposals –

same as Draft Plan

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Route 120

Recommendation:

• Improve weekend

service span

• Operate more

frequent

Sunday

service

23


Route 122

Recommendation:

• Realign route for less

circuitous trip through

Westborough area

24


Route 123

Recommendation:

• Candidate for discontinuation

due to low ridership/

duplicative service

• Route 123 service overlaps

with Routes 121 and 122

• Route 121 also provides

service between Serramonte

and Skyline College

• Route 122 realigned to serve

Callan Blvd

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Route 130

Recommendation:

• Split into two routes:

northern segment will end

at Colma BART

• Improve weekday

frequency

• Extend service span on the

weekend

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Route 131

Recommendation:

• New route which follows

former Route 130 in

South San Francisco and

then extends to

Serramonte

• Improve weekday

frequency

• Extend service span on

the weekend

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Route 132

Recommendation:

• Operate select trips on

school days only

• Duplicates service

provided by Routes 131,

ECR, community shuttles

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Route 133

Recommendation:

• Discontinue portion of route

between Serramonte and

Tanforan due to low

ridership/duplicative service

• Other service options

provided by ECR and

Route 131

• Improve frequency to 30

minutes all day (weekday

and Saturday)

• Introduce 60 minute service

on Sunday

29


Route 140

Recommendation:

• Straighten route

along Sneath Lane

between Cherry Ave

and San Bruno BART

and along Longview

Drive.

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Route 141

Recommendation:

• Realign route via San

Bruno Ave rather than

Jenevein Ave to serve

Shelter Creek riders

• Run only select trips on

segments along San

Mateo Ave and 3 rd Ave

31


Route 24

No change proposed

32


Route 35 & 36 – not revised

No change proposed

33


Route 38 – not revised

No change proposed

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Route 43 – not revised

No change proposed

35


Route 46 – not revised

No change proposed

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SSP Project Schedule

March April May

Final Draft

Released

Public Outreach/Comments

Call for

Public

Hearing

Public

Hearing

Revise Plan

Adopt Plan

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Let’s Hear from You!

• Email: ssp@samtrans.com

• Phone: 650-508-6338

Download final draft plan at:

www.samtrans.com/ssp

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