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SMART awarded AGAIN-$21 M from Calif State to extend to Windsor

Good news about this award.  BUT why does SMART require so much funding to extend an existing RoW to Windsor which NWP has used recently, f…

Started by Richard C. Brand

6 May 3
Reply by steve lang

SMART awarded $10.5 M from Calif State

They will received this amount over a "three year period" and will use it "for operating the new passenger train service." Hopefully that m…

Started by Richard C. Brand

5 Feb 21
Reply by Matt Jacobs

SMART G M report - Recommended

While I found no mention of NWPRR in this report: http://sonomamarintrain.org/sites/default/files/Board/COC%20Documents/2018.01.17_January%

Started by Richard C. Brand

1 Jan 19
Reply by Jennifer

Rail Gauge: A Transit Adventure on SMART

Interesting article.  http://www.sfweekly.com/culture/rail-gauge-a-transit-adventure-on-smart/ It mentions "Windsor, in particular, has b…

Started by Dave S.

3 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Fred Haines

SMART extension to Larkspur SMART fan, Nippn Sharyo fann

I'm so pleased to see the train up and running with paying passengers.  And in the opening ceremony I heard someone say that SMART is the f…

Started by Richard C. Brand

8 Sep 28, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

I rode the SMART Preview train---and liked it!

Along with a lot of other folks I rode the preview train northbound today to Sonoma Airport station (although there was no sign as to how t…

Started by Richard C. Brand

2 Jul 10, 2017
Reply by Frank C.

SMART START DATE

I read in the Healdsburg Patch e-newsletter that the start of service date is still TBD.  According to the Patch, Mansourian told the board…

Started by Richard C. Brand

1 Jun 13, 2017
Reply by Richard C. Brand

FRA notified SMART this afternoon that Petaluma’s Quiet Zone has been nullified.

Smart update FRA notified SMART this afternoon 5-1-17 that Petaluma’s Quiet Zone has been nullified. SMART will resume blowing the horn at…

Started by David L ILLICH

17 May 9, 2017
Reply by Tom Curran

SMART just may be

According to KTVU news tonight the San Rafael City Council has voted to approve the extension of the RoW down to Larkspur.  If correct this…

Started by Richard C. Brand

1 Mar 21, 2017
Reply by Bob Cleek

12/16 smart report

Did anyone notice in this months report the status of the Larkspur extension?  I receive a copy each month and don't always read but this m…

Started by Richard C. Brand

0 Dec 11, 2016

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