Train Culmination of Years of Vision, Hard Work, Say Local Pols
In a feel-good groundbreaking ceremony on Friday at Petaluma's historic depot, Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit officials and local politicians praised the project that had been a North Bay dream for years, saying it would stimulate the economy, reduce traffic and green house gas emissions, and foster a sense of community between Sonoma and Marin ... (more)
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#1 Feb 25, 2012
Marin's version of muni
ridership will not meet estimates
they will be looking to increases taxes to subsidize it
try to make drivers pay for the boondoggle
gas tax or vehicle license fee increase
but the consultants and contractors will have been paid
and we will have mor public employees
and it will enable mtc and abag to more easily force low income housing into Marin
with resulting crime and gang activity
its a win-win for the liberals
#2 Mar 2, 2012
Fear, fear, fear...
The SMART train does not receive anything from gas taxes or vehicle license fees.
Did you notice the Novato Narrows project, over $900 million dollars for 40 miles of one lane freeway.
We can't afford freeways, trains are cheaper.
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