CA: SMART Track Work Begins in Marin, Service Starts by 2016
March 12--Railroad spikes that have been embedded in Novato soil for close to 100 years were pulled from the earth Tuesday as crews began working in Marin to bring the county a commuter rail line. Much of the rest of 2014 will be dedicated to putting rails in Marin as part of the $427.9 million Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit project linking downtown San Rafael to the Sonoma airport. The initial Marin work will go from the Petaluma River to the Civic Center near San Rafael. "We hope to be...