SamTrans is planning major bus changes in San Bruno for the 140 and 141 lines.
The 140 runs from Pacifica to Skyline College, makes its way to Sneath, Rollingwood, Cherry Avenue and San Bruno Avenue, and then to BART.
The proposed revision will streamline its path so it ends up after Rollingwood going straight down Sneath to BART, dropping Cherry (Bayhill Shopping Center) and San Bruno Avenue completely—meaning no stops on San Bruno East.
It also drops the school trips to Parkside Intermediate in the morning and afternoon. Kids will have to get off on Sneath and El Camino Real and walk to San Bruno Avenue to catch the 141 bus that will make the school trips instead of the 140.
Since no bus will go down Cherry between Sneath and San Bruno Avenue West, you will have to get off at El Camino to catch a 141 bus on San Bruno Avenue that will stop on or near Cherry and San Bruno Avenue.
That means if you live at the north end of Cherry (there are some apartment complexes there), it will be a very long walk to Bayhill.
Strangely, it also drops the one stop that would be near the completed Caltrain station. You would have to get off on El Camino Real and walk to the station.
Kind of encourages people to drive rather than take the bus on that one (and I take Caltrain three to four times a week from San Bruno by using the 140/390 to get me to San Felipe Avenue where I walk over to the temporary station).
For more information about the proposed plans, visit SamTran’s website.
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