City of San Carlos - Caltrain Parking Lot Improvement Project


Caltrain Parking Lot Improvement Project

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Status of Project:
January 2016 SamTrans will begin site clearance work, including tree removal. Project construction will begin in September 2016 with completion estimated for February 2017.

Construction hours:  8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Description of Project:

  • Increase parking from 201 spaces to 256 spaces and provide 23 short-term public spaces.
  • Parking lot available for public use in the evenings.
  • Increase shuttle capacity from one to three dedicated spaces.
  • Increase bus capacity from two to six dedicated spaces.
  • Provide a new bus/shuttle layover area.
  • Provide  a dedicated taxi waiting area.
  • Include a new kiss-and-ride drop-off/pick-up area.
  • Provide a new bike/vehicle access from San Carlos Avenue.
  • Construct a new vehicle entrance from Cherry Street.
  • Install a new signalized intersection at Cherry Street.
  • Enhanced landscaping and new entry signs.


Overview of Project -Click to view the Presentation to Planning Commission dated January 19, 2016 (1.25MB pdf  )

For more information, visit the project web site at