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Public Transit

SANDAG provides funding administration and planning for public transit in the San Diego region. It shares public transit planning and decision-making responsibilities with Caltrans, Metropolitan Transit System, North County Transit District, and other transit operators.

Current Public Transit Projects

Transportation Development Act Administration

Provides funding for the region's public transit operators and nonmotorized transportation projects.

Mid-Coast Trolley Extension

This 11-mile project will extend Blue Line Trolley service from Downtown San Diego to UC San Diego and the University community.

Comprehensive Fare Ordinance

Sets fares for transit services in the San Diego region.

Central Mobility Hub

The Central Mobility Hub is envisioned as a multimodal transportation center that would connect all current and future modes of public transit in addition to providing a fast and direct airport connection.

Social Equity Early Action Transit Pilot

Creates near-term mobility solutions for historically underserved and marginalized communities.

Coordinated Public Transit - Human Services Transportation Plan

Provides a five-year implementation plan of public transit and specialized transportation concepts described in San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan.

Downtown Bus Stopover and Multiuse Facility

Proposes to provide an off-street location for Downtown San Diego transit vehicles to park in the short turnaround time they have between runs.

Del Mar Bluffs Stabilization Project

Work continues to stabilize the bluffs along the railroad tracks within the North County Transit District railroad right-of-way in the City of Del Mar.

Onboard Transit Passenger Survey

SANDAG, MTS, and NCTD, periodically conduct a survey onboard all bus, train, and Trolley routes to inform transit planning.

Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor

Information on the coastal rail corridor from San Diego to Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo.

Bus on Shoulders Demonstration Project

This innovative, one-year demonstration project allowed MTS route 960 to drive on the freeway shoulder from I-805 and Nobel Drive to SR 52 and Kearny Villa Road during morning and evening rush hours.

Past Public Transit Projects

Transit Passenger Counting Program Reporting

Provides stop, route, and system-level ridership data.

Kearny Mesa Rapid Safe Routes to Transit

Identifies potential street and sidewalk improvements to the Kearny mesa area.

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Manages performance of local and regional transportation systems.