May 21, 2014
Says some spurs need to disappear to meet federal safety guidelines for its commuter rail project. SMART is upgrading some spurs that serve legitimate businesses but can't afford to restore all the switches.
March 27, 2014
Agency officials say if hike doesn't go through, bus fleet will not be able to operate beyond 2015.
March 20, 2014
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
John Hertel said in a statement that he wanted to focus on the millage campaign for the regional bus service.
August 8, 2013
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
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
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
Will manage the transit operations for Lake Erie Transit and its 65 employees.
March 27, 2013
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
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District will replace several railroad crossings during January and February.
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