What's New

Board of Directors meetings are now available on live streaming video.

Press Releases

Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit’s (SMART) announced today that based on recommendation from the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, President Obama’s FY 2016 budget recommends $20 million to complete construction of SMART’s rail extension to Larkspur.

Press Release

SMART announced today that it will be relocating the chimera coast redwood to a new location approximately 450 feet south of East Cotati Avenue within the SMART right-of-way.

Press Release

New Documents

The SMART District is making the historic Haystack Landing Railroad Bridge available to applicants willing and able to relocate and maintain the bridge at a new location. See Haystack Bridge Notice of Availability

The SMART Board of Directors conducted a workshop on February 11, 2015. The following are the presentations made by SMART staff and by Metropoliton Transportation Commission staff (Clipper Card). 

Historical Context of North Bay Railroads

SMART Project Update

Vehicle and Systems Update

Operations Update

Fare Policy Update

Clipper Card Update

SMART recently participated in a community meeting about SMART's proposal to connect Cloverdale residents with the SMART Train via express bus: SMART Interim Bus-Train Evaluation: Cloverdale Commuters

Construction Updates

To read the latest construction updates, follow this link: Construction Updates

Please exercise caution by staying clear of the tracks, construction equipment and all construction activities.

On The Calendar

SMART’s Citizen Advisory Committees

Measure Q, approved by nearly 70 percent of voters in Marin and Sonoma Counties in the Nov. 4, 2008, general election, requires the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District to establish a Citizens Oversight Committee with specific duties as spelled out in the ballot measure. In addition, the SMART Board of Directors may establish ad-hoc citizen committees to help plan other elements of the 70-mile passenger train and pathway project.

There are no current vacancies on the Citizens Oversight Committee.

Citizens Oversight Committee – The Measure Q Expenditure Plan requires this committee as part of its  Implementing Guidelines, specifically: “A Citizens Oversight Committee will be established by the SMART Board to provide input and review on the Strategic Plan and subsequent updates.” The plan goes on to state that “SMART will prepare a Strategic Plan, based on the commitments in this Expenditure Plan, prior to July 2009. The Strategic Plan will identify planned investments in capital implementation, operations and maintenance for the duration of the tax. The Strategic Plan will be updated at least every five years and approved by the SMART Board of Directors. The Strategic Plan will be developed with input from the public and the Citizens Oversight Committee.”



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