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Special Districts

Best Best & Krieger has developed an expertise in general transportation law and commuter rail projects over the years, having worked on various road, transit and toll road projects for special districts and cities across California.

As general counsel to North San Diego County Transit District, we have provided full legal services for all aspects of their construction, maintenance and operation of their transit system. For the last several years, BB&K has provided services related to the planning, design and construction of the $385 million Sprinter Project. The Sprinter is a 22-mile, 15-station, diesel multiple unit light rail system running from Oceanside to Escondido in North San Diego County.
As long-time general counsel to Riverside County Transportation Commission, we have represented the commission in every legal aspect of contracting for the construction of four Metrolink commuter rail stations, as well as many other rail construction projects such as grade crossings.

We regularly provide legal advice on state and local hearing requirements on fare and service changes, restrictions on providing charter services, federal procurement requirements and specialized transit. And we provide advice on the proper use of various federal and state grant monies.

We have developed an expertise in handling legal issues associated with complex transportation projects, including extensive work with utilities and railroad companies, including Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railways.

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