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
This 11-mile project will extend San Diego Trolley Blue Line service from Downtown San Diego to UC San Diego and University City.
Identifies potential street and sidewalk improvements to the Kearny mesa area.
Develops a project study report for the Chula Vista Light Rail Corridor Improvements.
Rapid provides high-frequency, limited-stop service with increased reliability and convenience.
Expands and updates existing site in El Cajon.
Identifies a multimodal concept for a world-class transportation center in the vicinity of the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
Proposes to provide an off-street location for Downtown San Diego transit vehicles to park in the short turnaround time they have between runs.
Combines the schedules of Amtrak intercity trains, COASTER commuter trains, and Metrolink commuter trains.
Bus Rapid Transit service is being planned in the I-805 corridor connecting South Bay with Kearny Mesa, UTC, UCSD, and Sorrento Mesa.
Information on the coastal rail corridor from San Diego to Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo.
Provides funding for the region's public transit operators and nonmotorized transportation projects.
Sets fares for transit services in the San Diego region.
Balances short term needs of existing transit services with the long term transit vision identified in the Regional Transportation Plan.
Manages performance of local and regional transportation systems.
Planning for commuter, intercity, and high-speed rail efforts for the San Diego region.
Past Public Transit Projects
In 2015, SANDAG, in cooperation with MTS and NCTD, conducted a survey onboard all bus, train, and Trolley routes to inform transit planning.
Determined alignment options for future Bus Rapid Transit services within the project area.
The Escondido BREEZE Rapid bus project connects the Escondido Transit Center, downtown and south Escondido, and Westfield North County Shopping Mall.
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.