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"Public input sought for SMART trains' setup"

From the Press Democrat article of the same title: The public will get a second chance to tell Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit planners wha…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Jan 4, 2010

"Novato train depot, subject of preservation effort, gets a new roof"

This item popped up in the RSS feeds at the bottom left of the Main page. From the Contra Costa times (with images below): http://www.cont

Started by Mark Drury in Restoration

1 Dec 30, 2009
Reply by Chad Gustafson

"SMART gets $2.5 million for commute-rail work"

Another timely article/news tip from Steve Atnip: http://www.petaluma360.com/article/20091214/COMMUNITY/912149942/1362?Title=SMART-gets-2-

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Dec 15, 2009

Harold Mentzer's Obituary in the "Empire Report"

There's a nice photo slideshow of Harold on the empirereport.org page linked below: http://empirereport.org/reports/20091205-the-northwest

Started by Mark Drury in NWPRRHS

1 Dec 9, 2009
Reply by Crysta T. Lacey

"North Coast Railroad grappling with debt"

A somewhat dire report from the Press Democrat about NCRA finances: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20091207/BUSINESS/912079941 The…

Started by Mark Drury in NCRA

0 Dec 8, 2009

"Report: Alto Hill Tunnel reopening carries big price tag"

Reported yesterday in the Marin Independent Journal: http://www.marinij.com/millvalley/ci_13946758 Opening up the Alto Tunnel for bike an…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Dec 8, 2009

Call for attendees and speakers at the upcoming NCRA board meeting

Mitch Stogner sent the following email to parties interested in the NCRA and the NWP, seeking attendees and speakers to support the repair…

Started by Mark Drury in NCRA

0 Dec 2, 2009

"SMART to open project office in Santa Rosa"

Found the following article in the RSS news feed in the lower left column of our Main page: http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/17007/s

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Dec 2, 2009

Harold Mentzer, NWPRRHS President, Passed Away Thanksgiving Day

Gus Campagna announced on the Yahoo! NWPRRfan group that Harold Mentzer, NWPRRHS President, passed away Thanksgiving Day at 7am. I have no…

Started by Mark Drury in NWPRRHS

1 Nov 29, 2009
Reply by Gus Campagna

"One year later: SMART rail plan faces challenges"

Another article brought to my attention courtesy of Steve Atnip (thanks, Steve!), this one about SMART. Link to and text of the article fol…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

0 Nov 28, 2009

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