Brian Lane’s SANDAG presentation at Feb 12 SMDems meeting

At the San Marcos Dems meeting on February 12, Brian Lane’s, Senior Regional Planner for SANDAG, presentation was an important look into what public transportation will look like in the future.

Brian Lane first became involved with public transit as a consultant 22 years ago, transitioning to SANDAG in 2005 to work on short-range transit and specialized transportation planning. Brian’s group works on the biennial update to the region’s Short-Range Transit & Coordinated Plan, conducts TDA performance monitoring, Title VI fare analyses and Program Updates, Specialized Transportation Program, and oversees the region’s passenger counting program. Most recently, Brian has been the co-lead for the Transit Leap strategy for the 2021 Regional Plan’s 5 Big Moves, and is leading the effort to implement some of the transit concepts in the Regional Plan, including a pilot to provide free fares to youth, and a study to implement 3 new Rapid routes.

Brian focused his presentation on SANDAG’s Regional Transportation Plan, and projects in North County. Watch the full presentation and questions and answers.