Golden Gate Bridge district signs lease for new Marin Airporter hub in San Rafael

By Mark Prado : marinij – excerpt

Marin Airporter transports about 500 passengers a day from its Larkspur Landing Circle site, above. It is being evicted to create more parking spaces for ferry riders.

The Golden Gate Bridge district has approved a lease with the Marin Airporter for a new hub in San Rafael after district officials reclaimed the Larkspur site for added ferry parking.

The bridge district board voted Friday to approve a five-year lease with the Airporter at a 3-acre site it owns at 1011 Andersen Drive. They have been at the Larkspur site since 1985.

The Airporter will pay $20,202 a month in rent. The lease begins May 15 and the Airporter could begin operations at the San Rafael site by July 1, bridge officials said.

“The rent is fair market value and based on an appraisal,” said Denis Mulligan, bridge district general manager… (more)

SFMTA needs to follow the Marin lead and provide parking near the transit hubs if they want more Muni riders.

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