New Contract Puts Bay Area Transit Agencies on TrackFor Common System of Maps, Signs, Digital Displays

SAN FRANCISCO , July 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)'s Operations Committee today approved a $6 million contract with Applied Wayfinding Inc. to develop a single mapping and wayfinding system for use by all Bay Area transit agencies. The goal of the project is to design and deploy a fully harmonized suite of maps, signs and transit information in all Bay Area transit locations — from individual bus stops to major hubs like the Salesforce Transit Center, the Eastridge Transit Center or the El Cerrito Del Norte BART station — and to provide practical, predictable guidance to the walkable destinations, local shuttles and the like that extend from these transit stops. The launch of the Regional Mapping and Wayfinding project marks the first implementation of a 27-point action plan recommended last year by the Blue Ribbon Transit Recovery Task Force that MTC convened in 2020 to guide the ... Full story available on