TRANSIT

transit PUBLIC TRANSIT FORMULA

  • State Transit Assistance (STA) Program: $250 million annually
  • This money will go to help transit agencies fund their capital infrastructure and operational costs.
  • STA Capital Program: $105 annually
  • Funding for transit capital projects or services to maintain or repair existing transit fleets and facilities; new vehicles or facilities that improve existing transit services; or transit services that complement local efforts to repair and improve local transportation infrastructure

transit TRANSIT AND INTERCITY RAIL CAPITAL PROGRAM (TIRCP)

  • TIRCP will receive an additional $300 million annually from SB 1 dollars.
  • These competitive grants fund transformative projects that modernize transit systems, increase ridership, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve safety
  • A minimum of 25% of funding is dedicated to provide direct benefit to disadvantaged communities
  • Funds transformation projects that could include:
    • BART to San Jose Extension
    • Expanded Los Angeles Union Station Capacity
    • Extended and improved community and intercity rail services
    • Investments in streetcars, and other local transit, especially that tied to the intercity network

transit INTERCITY AND COMMUTER RAIL

  • Intercity Rail: $22 million annually.*
  • Each of the state’s three intercity rail corridors (the Capitol Corridor, San Joaquin, Pacific Surfliner routes) will receive a minimum 25 percent of these funds

    Commuter Rail: $22 million annually.*

  • Each of the state’s five commuter rail corridors (e.g. ACE, Caltrain, Metrolink, Coaster and SMART) will receive 20 percent of the funds.
  • Starting in 2020, the funds will be allocated based on guidelines and a distribution formula under development.

* estimated