The 39th Avenue/UC Davis Well being Station will probably be a key connection level for the longer term Aggie Sq. growth, close to Broadway and Stockton Blvd.
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) and UC Davis Well being formally introduced a brand new identify for the 39th Avenue gentle rail station: the 39th Avenue/UC Davis Well being Station.
Whereas UC Davis Well being has been a SacRT associate for a few years, together with offering common free shuttle service to and from the sunshine rail station to the UC Davis Medical Heart and clinics in Sacramento, the station-naming collaboration is a primary for SacRT and serves as a transparent indicator that the station is a gateway to UC Davis’ Sacramento campus.
“We’re at all times on the lookout for revolutionary mobility options to reinforce connectivity to jobs, well being care and schooling, and this collaboration represents one other means we’re reaching that objective,” stated SacRT GM/CEO Henry Li.
Metropolis and UC Davis officers joined SacRT GM/CEO Henry Li (far proper) for the ribbon reducing.
UC Davis Well being is the second-largest employer in Sacramento County, so SacRT and UC Davis Well being are working collectively to make sure UC Davis staff and sufferers have handy transportation choices, per the well being system’s “Uncover Well being Near Dwelling” and sustainability initiatives.
SacRT has future plans to offer extra service to the UC Davis Well being group. A devoted pick-up and drop-off location for a brand new SmaRT Experience on-demand microtransit service is ready to reach in early 2020, and a brand new electrical zero-emission bus service from the UC Davis Sacramento campus to the primary campus in Davis is ready to start in April 2020.
The 39th Avenue/UC Davis Well being Station will probably be a key connection level for the longer term Aggie Sq. growth, close to Broadway and Stockton Blvd. The partnership between SacRT and UC Davis Well being is one other instance of breaking down entry and transportation limitations.