Media Center

Media Contact Information

Jeanne Mariani-Belding
Media Spokeswoman

Phone: (707) 794-3063
Mobile: (707) 694-4402
Email: jbelding@SonomaMarinTrain.org
 

2019 – Press Releases

May 16: SMART, Sonoma County and Marin County offer veterans, and active duty military personnel and their families free train service and free entry to regional parks on Memorial Day weekend

May 15: SMART to offer free rides on weekends this summer for youth 18 and under

May 14, 2019: SMART to close portion of 2nd and 3rd streets in San Rafael for Larkspur extension construction

March 13, 2019: SMART to surpass the 100,000-cyclist mark 

January 31, 2019: SMART recommended to receive for $12.6 million grant for bicycle and pedestrian pathway

January 15, 2019: SMART trains poised to reach the 1 million passenger mark

January 9, 2019: SMART conducting overnight testing for the City of Petaluma this week

2018 – Press Releases

December 10,  2018: SMART conducts overnight vehicle safety testing on four new rail cars

December 3, 2018: SMART’s Holiday Express Toy Drive Train debuts Saturday

November 14, 2018: SMART to clear brush along rail corridor

September 13, 2018: Join SMART in Promoting Rail Safety

August 15, 2018: SMART celebrates its first year of service with a festival on August 18 and free train service on the weekend of the event

July 18, 2018: SMART celebrates its first year of service with a festival on August 18 and free train service on the weekend of the event

May 24, 2018: SMART Receives Transit/Rail Project of the Year Award

April 27, 2018: Freight Operator Northwestern Pacific Railroad Co. to Conduct Positive Train Control Testing in Santa Rosa

April 26, 2018: SMART receives $21 million in state funding for its extension to Windsor

April 9, 2018: SMART secures funding from the Federal Transit Administration for the Larkspur extension

April 4, 2018: Freight Operator Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company to conduct Positive Train Control testing in Rohnert Park

March 28, 2018: Freight Operator Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company to begin Positive Train Control testing in the North Bay

March 12, 2018: SMART’s finances earn high marks from major credit rating firm

January 31, 2018: SMART Service Resumes Schedule

January 30, 2018: SMART awarded $10.5 million in Senate Bill 1 funding

January 5, 2018: SMART to add third car to popular commuter train

 

2017 – Press Releases

December 6, 2017: SMART Holiday Express toy drive expands to meet growing need

November 15, 2017: SMART launches two programs for businesses and individuals impacted by the Sonoma County fires

October 17, 2017: SMART continues to provide free service through Friday to assist those needing transportation 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2016 – Press Releases