Landowners Sue SMART Over Land Obtained For Biking, Hiking PathsIn a federal lawsuit filed last week in San Francisco, dozens of landowners from Sonoma and Marin counties accused Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit of a land grab.
COVID: Powerful Ultra Violet Lights Installed On SMART Trains To Kill CoronavirusOut of sight, in the overhead compartment, is what SMART transit system believes is the latest weapon against COVID, a battery of powerful ultra violet lights located next to the new filter system.
SMART To Resume Overnight Train Testing To Dismay Of Some ResidentsSonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit will resume overnight testing Friday and Saturday for its rail crossing warning equipment and train control system between San Rafael and Larkspur.
SMART's Strategy For Recent Pedestrian Deaths Addresses Mental Health, Homelessness5 people have died on SMART tracks in the last month. SMART's Board of Directors met Wednesday to discuss how to keep people off its tracks and out of harm’s way.
SMART Commuter Train Exploring Extension For Hwy 37 Traffic Relief, Amtrak LinkThe State of California wants to know if it’s possible for Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit to branch out to help ease traffic in the East Bay.
SMART Train Board May Put Sales Tax Extension On 2020 BallotSMART staff Wednesday asked the Board of Directors to consider putting a measure to extend the tax on the March 2020 presidential primary ballot.
SMART Gets Grant For Rail Service To LarkspurSonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit has been awarded $22.5 million to connect the passenger train service between the San Rafael train station to the Golden Gate Bridge District’s Larkspur Ferry Terminal.
Train Filled With Hazardous Materials Sitting On Sonoma County Tracks Sparks Legal FightIn Sonoma County, a train, filled with hazardous materials is sitting abandoned on the tracks as a fight over who is responsible for moving it drags on.
Big Step Forward For Bike, Pedestrian Path Linking Sonoma & Marin CountiesA planned 36-mile-long bicycle and pedestrian pathway linking Sonoma and Marin counties took a giant step forward Thursday.
Could Robotic Grape Surgery Be The Tipping Point For Robo Buses, Robo Security Guards, Even Robo News Articles?At some point, it's inevitable that machines will become better than humans at certain tasks. For surgeons, that day may be here soon but what about city buses, security cameras, and even journalists writing articles like this one?
Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In CotatiMarin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
NASA And San Francisco Company Partner To Make Smart Glasses For AstronautsNASA is tapping Osterhout Design Group to help create smart eyeglasses for astronauts.
Berkeley Company Unveils Top-Secret Fabric That Makes Smart Technology WearableWearable smart technology can transform ordinary clothes into the kind of attire fit for a James Bond movie. Berkeley-based BeBop Sensors unveiled a new fabric Monday, that is so intelligent, they kept it top-secret.
Performer will.i.am Unveils Smartwatch At San Francisco Dreamforce ConferencePerformer will.i.am unveiled a wearable device that can make calls, email, text, and stream music at the Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco Wednesday.
Walnut Creek Parking Meter Glitch Fixed After Malfunction Produced Unwarranted TicketsA glitch found in some new downtown Walnut Creek parking meters that left at least 100 drivers with unwarranted parking tickets has been fixed.