The report funded by a $1.2 million donation from Menlo Park tech-giant Facebook will be released next week just as a negotiations over a regional transportation funding measure trickle through the Legislature.
"We looked at a myriad of possibilities and really compared them by looking at how much ridership we can potentially generate, which translates to them getting out of their cars," said April Chan, chief officer of planning and grants with the Transportation Authority.
The thrust of the study was driven in part by efforts to make use of the Dumbarton Rail Bridge, an aged structure owned by SamTrans immediately south of the car bridge Highway 84. It's a rare opportunity to create another east-west route in the environmentally-sensitive San Francisco Bay.
Continue reading the "Dumbarton Study Slated for Release" story by Samantha Weigel in the San Mateo Daily Journal >>