Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Transit

Crowds swarmed the train at San Rafael on its first opening day run. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

SMART Train Official Launch

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Some 20 people crowded onto the San Rafael train station platform this morning, waiting for the 11:29 SMART train heading north towards Santa Rosa. But they were in for a disappointment–the first train wasn’t actually going to leave until 2:29 p.m. The platform was a chorus of groans and grumbles as word got around that […]
The Marin County Line. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Marin Columnist says ‘No Density Needed Here’

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The Marin Independent Journal’s Dick Spotswood made it clear in his column today that he doesn’t support Senate Bill 35 by Senator Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, because it could bring denser housing to Marin’s towns and cities. From his column: S.B. 35 uses an entirely different geographical term to define communities subject to fast-track, by-right […]