Transportation improvements in San Mateo County have been approved

SAN MATEO COUNTY (BCN) — The board of directors of the San Mateo County Transportation Authority Thursday approved a $102.5 million budget for the next fiscal year, which begins next month.

The budget consists of $30.7 million for congestion relief on San Mateo County highways, $18.1 million for roadway projects and $10.5 million
for county shuttle programs.

An allocation of $30.3 million will help pay for street improvements, Caltrain operations and paratransit transportation.

The board consists of seven members from cities in the county, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and the San Mateo County Transit
District.

The transportation authority was created to administer Measure A, a one-half cent sales tax aimed at improving transportation and infrastructure in the county.

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