Do you suffer from freeway fatigue? Are you tired of slogging it out every day driving alone? Would a free ride to SF help you? SamTrans has you covered! See press release below (condensed) for more info:
"Starting Monday, August 19, SamTrans will introduce express bus service between Foster City and San Francisco aboard
. To celebrate the new service, the route will operate free of charge for the first two weeks through August 30.
Foster City and northern San Mateo residents working in San Francisco can catch Route FCX at limited stops throughout Foster City and at 3rd Ave & Norfolk St in San Mateo before running express on US-101 to San Francisco. Once in San Francisco, Route FCX stops along Mission Street near Civic Center, Salesforce Transit Center, Financial District, and the San Francisco Ferry Building.
Route FCX San Francisco runs about every 30 minutes on weekdays 6-8 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m
SamTrans’ new route is made possible by funds from
, the countywide half-cent sales tax passed by County voters in November 2018. This is the first of six planned express bus routes rolling out over the next five years. The route will utilize SamTrans’ upgraded fleet offering onboard Wi-Fi and a low floor design that facilitates easier, faster boarding.
Upon completion of San Mateo County’s
US-101 Express Lane Project
in 2022, express bus riders will have access to the newly constructed lanes for improved reliability and travel time."