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"Caltrain goes broke, will likely wipe out weekend, night and midday trains"

Not directly related to the NWP but Caltrain's travails definitely serve as a cautionary tale for SMART, one focused on the vagaries of rel…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Apr 2, 2010

"SMART pursues super high speed Google Internet service"

This is a little stale as it's been in the SMART rss feed on the Main page for almost a week, but worth reading if you haven't already done…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Mar 25, 2010

"San Francisco: Marshaling Water and Historic Railway Lines for Future Transport"

From an article on the Seeking Alpha website comes this rumination about future transport and railroad rights-of-way: By Gregor Macdonald…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

2 Mar 20, 2010
Reply by Cory W Swank

"Bike advocates look to fend off raid on SMART rail money for path"

From an article on the Contra Costa Times website: Mark Prado Posted: 03/18/2010 06:31:28 AM PDT Worried about a possible raid on bicycle…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Mar 19, 2010

Latest status from the NCRA

Steve Atnip pointed me to the following NCRA PDF file (attached to this message), which contains updates on the items below:http://www.nort

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

2 Mar 15, 2010
Reply by Mark Drury

Ukiah depot all dressed up, but still no trains

From an article in the Press Democrat: By GLENDA ANDERSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 3:00 a.m. Ukiah's h…

Started by Mark Drury in Restoration

0 Mar 10, 2010

Mitch Stogner: Railroad won't be ready for cargo service until at least July

Member Steve Atnip pointed out the following Press Democrat article: By STEVE HART THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Wednesday, March 3, 2010…

Started by Mark Drury in The "New" NWP

10 Mar 9, 2010
Reply by Mark Drury

Dick Spotswood: One way for the SMART train to stay on track

Dick Spotswood's opinion piece in the Marin Independent Journal: Staff Report Posted: 03/07/2010 10:36:35 AM PST DICK SPOTSWOOD THE Sono…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Mar 7, 2010

Press Democrat: "New try for rail funding"

From an article on the pressdemocrat.com website: By BOB NORBERG THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 6:43 p.m.…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

1 Feb 18, 2010
Reply by Chad Gustafson

"Commuters create wish list for Sonoma-Marin train"

From an article on pressdemocrat.com today: By BOB NORBERG THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Monday, February 15, 2010 at 7:02 p.m. Leather-…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Feb 15, 2010

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