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March 27, 2014

Detroit's SMART needs tax hike to keep operating, agency says

Agency officials say if hike doesn't go through, bus fleet will not be able to operate beyond 2015.


March 20, 2014

SMART to explore options for fate of rare tree

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit officials have promised to hold off on cutting down a rare chimera redwood tree in Cotati, Calif. until they can explore other options.


January 14, 2014

Mich. RTA CEO leaving post to return to SMART

John Hertel said in a statement that he wanted to focus on the millage campaign for the regional bus service.


August 8, 2013

SMART GM offered top Southeast Mich. RTA post

John Hertel was one of three finalists, which also included Al Martin, former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut DOT, and Larry Salci, former president/CEO of the Bi-State Development Agency in St. Louis.


August 6, 2013

New Michigan authority narrows CEO candidate pool

John C. Hertel, the GM of the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART); Albert Martin, a former director of the Detroit DOT and SMART; and Larry E. Salci, a transportation consultant who at age 29 led the Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority.


April 15, 2013

Detroit’s SMART adds 3 paratransit vehicles

The van and two new buses come equipped with wheelchair lifts to accommodate disabled passengers and additional seating. The buses have 6.8 liter gasoline engines for better mileage. Each features a seat that converts and accommodates a baby car seat.


April 11, 2013

First Transit extended in Michigan

Will manage the transit operations for Lake Erie Transit and its 65 employees.


March 27, 2013

Sonoma Marin rail GM talks progress, expansion, cost savings

Farhad Mansourian, GM of SMART, the commuter rail system currently under construction, discusses the status of the project, rider experience comparisons, proposals for connections and, system expansion and cost savings.


December 26, 2012

Calif. intersections to close for rail construction

The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District will replace several railroad crossings during January and February.


December 12, 2012

Calif.'s SMART seeks $6.6M for train cars

If the additional cars are ordered by the end of the year, they can be purchased at the current price. However, bicycle advocates have criticized the plan because it would take away funds from other projects like bike lanes and sidewalk improvements.


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