Awards by Cycle
This page provides a summary of awards for each SR2B funding cycle. The materials used for the previous cycle in addition to its timeline are also archived here.
Cycle 1 Results
The inaugural Safe Routes to BART (SR2B) grant program Cycle 1 for FY 2020/2021 has been a resounding success so far! BART received ten applications from public agencies representing the geographical diversity encompassed by the eligible counties of Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco.
A Selection Committee consisting of BART staff and representatives from Walk SF, TransForm and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) reviewed and selected four projects to receive SR2B funding (presented in the table below).
|Project Name||BART Station Served||Applicant (County)||SR2B Award||Anticipated Project Completion|
|Iron Horse Trail Bridge||Dublin/Pleasanton||City of Dublin (Alameda)||$1,500,000||Spring 2023|
|Walnut/Liberty Protected Intersection||Fremont||City of Fremont (Alameda)||$915,000||Winter 2022|
|BART Pedestrian/Bike Connectivity Project||Pittsburg Center||City of Pittsburg (Contra Costa)||$700,000||Spring 2022|
|5th Street Improvement Project||Powell St||SFMTA (San Francisco)||$415,000||Winter 2023|
Staff presented the Cycle 1 results to the BART Board on September 10, 2020. Board meeting material can be found here.
The following summarizes each project in more detail:
- Iron Horse Trail Bridge: Install a grade-separated crossing of Dublin Boulevard to promote safer and quicker access to the Dublin/Pleasanton station, which will close a major gap in this 30-mile, Class I multi-use trail. The project has a total estimated cost of $11.11 million. More information here.
- Walnut/Liberty Protected Intersection: Shorten crossing distances, remove channelized right turn lanes and upgrade lighting and bicycle detection to promote greater visibility and safer vehicle turning speeds. The project has a total estimated cost of $1.83 million and supplements other pedestrian and bicycle improvements on Walnut Avenue that have already been installed. More information here.
- Pittsburg Center BART Pedestrian/Bike Connectivity Project: Install well-lit walkways and bikeways on four segments:
- Class I multi-use path parallel to eastbound State Route 4 between the BART parking lot and Railroad Avenue;
- Class I multi-use path on the south side of California Avenue between Harbor Street and Railroad Avenue;
- Class I multi-use path on east side Railroad Avenue between Alvarado Avenue/ Delta de Anza Trail and State Route 4 eastbound ramps; and
- Class IV separated bikeway and high-visibility crosswalks on Railroad Avenue between California Avenue and E 17th Street.
The project has a total estimated cost of $5.5 million. More information here
- 5th Street Improvement Project: Install 12 curb ramps, four transit boarding islands, and a raised crosswalk between Market and Townsend Streets. The project has a total estimated cost of $1.88 million and supplements other pedestrian, bicycle, and transit improvements being implemented on this corridor. More information here.
Cycle 1 Materials Archive
SR2B Cycle 1 Schedule:
Call for Projects Released
May 28, 2020
June 12, 2020
Deadline for Applicants to send questions
July 7, 2020
BART to post responses to Applicant's questions
July 9, 2020
Application submittal deadline
July 23, 2020
Public notice of awards (BART Board meeting)
September 10, 2020
Execute funding agreements
By end of 2020
June 12, 2020 Webinar
Application packages were submitted to BART electronically through the Submittable link
- Application Material
- Addendum 1: Insertion of Section 9.4 in Application to provide Plan text and links if applicable
- Addendum 2: FAQ from SR2B Webinar on June 12, 2020
- Addendum 3: FAQ including questions received up until July 13, 2020
- Addendum 4: Clarifications on scoring criteria, application modifications and letters of support from Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Committees
For more information, please email the Safe Routes to BART team at [email protected].