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.
As Ridership Plummets, SMART Slashes Weekday Schedule; No Weekend TrainsThe Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District is reducing service as ridership declines during the novel coronavirus health emergency.
SMART Train Expands Cancellations, 4 Weekday Trains Suspended In Coronavirus ResponseSonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit announced Tuesday that it has canceled four weekday trips after announcing Monday that all weekend service will be suspended.
North Bay Voters To Decide Whether To Extend SMART Train Tax With Measure IThe biggest item on the ballot in the North Bay this March is the region's new rail system. SMART is asking for a 30-year sales tax extension. The system's critics are, once again, skeptical.
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.
New SMART Train Cars Arrive Heavily Damaged; Service Expansion DelayedFour new diesel Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train cars were damaged in transit from an assembly plant, delaying for months a planned expansion of the rail service
Commuters Await Completion of SMART Train Extension to Larkspur FerryDrivers in the North Bay are getting bogged down in heavier than usual traffic as SMART train construction slows down commuters around San Rafael and Larkspur.
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.