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April 2019 Marina News

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marinalogoClick here to read the April 2019 Marina Newsletter

SamTrans School Bus Routes Will Continue Next Year!

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We are pleased to announce that the school bus routes that SamTrans put into place last August, Route #49 and Route #24, were approved for the 2019-2020 school year!

Thank you to the parents and students for your support of public transportation!!

SamTrans is pleased with the results of ridership for these enhanced routes, and we encourage you to use them if you don't already so that ridership numbers remain consistent.

As a reminder, SamTrans offers public transit services for the general public.  Click here for short "How to Ride?" videos.  Most importantly, parents who have children that use Samtrans service should be familiar with the rules under which the agency operates.  Please see their brochure, "Information Guide for School Administrators & Parents" concerning SamTrans onboard etiquette and safety.  Thank you for riding safely and responsibly!


April 2019 STAR Newsletter

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Click here to read the April 2019 STAR Newsletter.  Included as a Special Insert in this issue but linked separately here is the Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Activity Guide (caution: large file).

Lions Club Scholarship

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lions logoEvery year the Brisbane Lions club awards around $30,000 to help Brisbane students.  Applicants must be a Brisbane resident for at least one year and be pursuing a post high school degree, a GED, or vocational training.  The 2019 application is available at: www.tinyurl.com/BrisbaneScholars2019.

All applications and supporting documents are due Friday, April 5th

This year, the Lions are requesting that all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically.  Awards will be presented at the annual Scholarship Dinner to be held at Mission Blue Center in Brisbane on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6pm.  Good luck to all applicants!

Video: Caltrain Upgrade

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Did you know that 51 miles of the corridor will have electric overhead wires between San Francisco 4th and King Station and San Jose Tamien Station?  That's a lot less diesel and a lot more clean air along the Caltrain corridor!  Staying safe around these new electric overhead wires is vital, so check out Caltrain's safety video for a few easy ways to stay safe.

Please visit CalMod.org/safety to learn more.