Northbound train at Santa Rosa Downtown station, August 2018. Mitigation of environmental impacts novato-North Marin Trail Map PDF studied and summarized in a report issued in June 2006. The purpose of this purchase is to restore the area and preserve tidal wetlands and habitat, which is all a part of SMART’s environmental mitigation program. This will not only address the 2.
Författare: Tom Harrison.
The capital cost of track rehabilitation, signals, railcars, etc. In November 2006, Measure R, a proposal for funding though an increase in sales taxes, received a combined 65. 3 majority needed for passage, that measure failed. Measure Q, similar to Measure R, was approved on November 4, 2008. It received a combined vote of 69. It provides funding for the project through a quarter-cent sales tax in both counties. In January 2018, SMART received Road Repair and Accountability Act funds to increase weekday and Saturday frequencies.
200 million in bonds to fund construction. The bonds will be paid off with the Measure Q quarter-cent sales tax revenue. NWP main line — the latter newly installed for passenger service. Airport Blvd Santa Rosa and the Civic Center Station in San Rafael at a cost less than originally budgeted. The Puerto Suello Hill Tunnel in San Rafael was rehabilitated for service and the 111-year old fixed span Haystack Bridge was replaced with a newer movable bascule bridge. The first phase of construction does not include the complete parallel pedestrian and bicycle path. A northbound SMART train crosses the Petaluma River on a drawbridge previously used on the Galveston Causeway in Texas.
Note US 101 on the taller bridge in the background. Scheduled passenger service, already delayed from an originally estimated 2014, had long been expected for late 2016. As late 2016 approached, the agency further delayed opening the IOS between Northern Santa Rosa and Downtown San Rafael until „late spring 2017. Preview service and excursion trips timed with the Marin County Fair began on June 29, 2017 with free fares as far south as Marin Civic Center. Full service commenced on August 25, 2017.
The cost to San Rafael of the Andersen Drive crossing of the Larkspur to San Rafael segment is significant. The street was extended by San Rafael in the mid-1990s to cross the tracks on a „temporary road. 5 million for technical, environmental and engineering design on the segment. 28 million, paid equally by Marin County and SMART. In May 2013, the SMART board approved a resolution designating the San Rafael to Larkspur link as its „preferred alternative.