Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit has added 10 new weekday trips to its schedule to increase transit usability, provide convenient transfers to local and regional bus service, and connections to the Larkspur Ferry into San Francisco. Read More
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit board has approved a $21.4 million list of rail and pathway projects connecting SMART stations. The North Bay rail agency plans to leverage these funds for up to $80 million million in construction grants.
The California Transportation Commission has approved SMART’s request for $1.45 million to fund a $2.9 million freight rail investment package from the State’s Short Line Railroad Improvement Program, a program to support investments in smaller freight railroad systems. Read More
SMART has been recognized by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for achieving Positive Train Control (PTC) certification ahead of the industry mandated deadline.
The SMART Board of Directors is hosting a Listening Forum on the agency's bike and pedestrian pathway on Wednesday, Dec. 16, part of a series to bring community members together to exchange ideas on how to best position the rail line for the future.
Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) announced Monday it successfully sold $122.97 million in “Green Bonds” to refinance its outstanding debt related to the construction of the new transit system.
SMART announced Monday that Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) has issued an AA rating on its proposed refinancing of its construction debt through the issuance of Green bonds. S&P also affirmed its AA bond rating on its existing bonds following a review of SMART’s creditworthiness.
SMART has implemented multiple measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
The SMART Board of Directors is hosting a series of Listening Forums across Sonoma and Marin counties in the coming weeks to bring community members together to exchange ideas on how to best position SMART for the future.
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) rail service recently sought input from the public in the North Bay on what cuts to make to the service.