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Federal high-speed rail funds awarded

Well folks, the feds have decided it's time to build high-speed rail, and they're coming through with billions for high-speed rail developm…

Started by Evan in General

2 Jan 28, 2010
Reply by Evan

SMART Project Funding Plan Update

Steve Atnip alerted me to the existence of the SMART "Project Funding Plan Update" Memorandum, attached as a PDF file below. I've pasted th…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Jan 22, 2010

"Critics say they warned of SMART's financing problems"

From an article on the website: By BLEYS W. ROSE THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 6:14 p.m.…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

1 Jan 22, 2010
Reply by Steve Atnip

"SMART train to arrive two years late in central Sonoma County"

The SMART news is coming fast and furious this week, relatively speaking. Found the following article on the website: Co…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

3 Jan 21, 2010
Reply by Evan

"Local Talent Leads the Design for SMART Facility"

Found a (somewhat dry) press release on ROSA, Calif. - (Business Wire) Winzler & Kelly (, in partn…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

1 Jan 20, 2010
Reply by Chad Gustafson

"California Northern's entire fleet goes green"

From an article in the Napa Valley Register: The California Northern Railroad, which operates in the Napa Valley, has converted its entire…

Started by Mark Drury in General

0 Jan 19, 2010

"Design ideas begin to form for SMART trains"

From the Marin Independent Journal article found here: Decisions, decisions. Officials with Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit are trying to…

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Jan 19, 2010

"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:

Started by Mark Drury in SMART

0 Dec 15, 2009


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