FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2015
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State Awards $1.6 Million in Grant Funds To Support Pacific Surfliner Transit Transfer Program
Program will allow more seamless transfers between Pacific Surfliner and 12 connecting local transit services
ORANGE – The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) today announced the allocation of $1.675 million to the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency (Agency) to initiate a one-year pilot program that will allow Pacific Surfliner intercity rail passengers to transfer more seamlessly to connecting local bus and rail services.
The Pacific Surfliner transit transfer program, funded with cap-and-trade dollars through the state’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program, will provide free or discounted transfers between state-funded Pacific Surfliner trains and 12 connecting local transit providers at 27 stations along the 351-mile LOSSAN rail corridor through the counties of San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Continue reading