Cheat Sheet for Tonight’s In the Mix!

We hope to see you tonight at the Street Cars and Transportation In the Mix!

Are you up to date on the region's transportation projects? If not, we have created a cheat sheet for you! Browse the links below to brush up on recent  information.

January 13, 2015 – Sacramento Bee

Council advances streetcar system plan – Property owners to vote on fees; city funds committed

Ballots asked landowners for financial contribution to the streetcar system for 30 years. Residents and landowners in the proposed fee district would pay between $10 and close to $100,000 a year, depending on the size of their properties.

If landowners vote yes, the City Council will contribute $7 million in city money to the project.

January 14, 2015 – KCRA

Watchdog group blasts Sacramento’s streetcar project – Downtown Sacramento hopes to link past with future

Steve Hansen hopes that the streetcar plan will entice people to move back downtown.

January 13, 2015 – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento transit leaders agree light-rail service needs improvement

Connect Card: Sacramento Region will have one single state of the art “smart card” transit fare payment system. The Connect transit card will be used by Sac RT, Roseville, e-tran, El Dorado Transit, Folsom Stage Line, South County Transit Link, Yolo Bus and Yuba-Sutter Transit.

The program is currently in beta testing with Sac RT. The goal is to roll-out in the region in spring/summer 2015. More information is available at

January 15, 2015 - Sacramento Bee

Yet another way the arena will improve our city—changing Regional Transit.