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Financial Information

SANBAG, the predecesor agency to SBCTA, is proud to have been awarded the Distinguished Budget Preparation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the past eleven years. The FY 2016/2017 budget continues to conform to the GFOA program requirements and strives to maintain the high standards established by the organization.

The FY 2017/2018 Budget contains projections and program overviews and Supplemental Information that presents the task level detail with objectives and accomplishments and a map and master schedule for each capital project. Goals and objectives for Fiscal Year 2017/2018, budget summaries, and revenue overview are inlcuded in the budget document.

Other budget facts for 2017/18:

  • The total budget for Fiscal Year 2017/2018 is $496.9 million, an increase from the prior year due to a number of large projects commencing construction.
  • For the third consecutive year, transit expenditures outpace other programs at $209.0 million, of this amount Pass-throughs of $102 million were reclassified to the Transit program from the Fund Administration program beginning in Fiscal Year 2016/2017. Major Projects follows at $172.3 million.
  • New revenues are projected at $383.8 million. Fund balance and debt proceeds from the 2014 bond issue will cover the variance between estimated revenues and appropriations of $113.1 million.