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Get Us Moving

San Mateo County is a great place to live, but traffic is worse than it has ever been. Solutions are available, but the Get Us Moving Stakeholder Advisory Group needs San Mateo County residents were invited to provide input on plans for new local transportation and funding projects to be proposed in 2018. Over 14,000 responses were received. your help to prioritize and develop a plan that gets San Mateo County moving.

Now it is time to help prioritize the investment priorities. Take the new survey.

Attend a Town Hall meeting:


Thursday, May 24, 6:30 pm

Ted Adcock Community Center, 535 Kelly Ave, Half Moon Bay

South County:

Thursday, May 31, 7 pm

Fair Oaks Community Center, 2600 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City

SamTrans Studying New Express Bus Service

SamTrans is studying the possibility of new express bus service through San Mateo County, to San Francisco and Santa Clara counties, with some routes potentially running in a managed lane on US-101.

Current and potential riders are invited to create an express bus service that meets their needs. Attend the community open house or visit our booth at one of the following events.

Find information on the events

Fact sheet about the SamTrans US-101 Express Bus Feasibility Study

Read more about the study.

Upcoming events:

  • June 2 - 9 am to noon: pop-up event at the San Mateo Farmer's Market
  • June 3 - 11 am to 4 pm: pop-up event at Sunday Streets San Francisco in the Sunset
  • June 9 - 10 am to noon: pop-up event at the University Avenue Farmer's Market in Palo Alto
  • June 9 - 1 pm to 3 pm: pop-up event at Facebook Fest in Bell Haven
  • June 13 - 6:00 to 7:30 pm: community open house at SamTrans headquarters in San Carlos. This event is open to everyone but please register in advance.

Schools and Community Services First!

End the Corporate Property Tax Loophole!

Join the League of Women Voters of California in supporting the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of 2018 That will restore over $11 billion per year to California's schools, community colleges, health clinics and other vital local services.

The initiative will: Close the Corporate Property Tax Loophole in Proposition 13 Continue to guarantee protections for homeowners, residential renters, agricultural land, and small businesses

Help gather signatures to place this measure on the November ballot.

Contact the League of Women Voters to find out how to get involved.

Schools and Communities First Information