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

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’

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 […]