Many agencies are working together to ensure that the new train works well with our existing transportation network in San Rafael. Below is a table that describes the authority and governing structure of each participating agency.
|City of San Rafael||All actions within City’s right-of-way such as streets and sidewalks, land use authority over private but not public agencies such as SMART or GGBHTD.||City Council (5 members)|
|City of Larkspur||All actions within City’s Right of Way such as streets and sidewalks, land use authority over private but not public agencies such as SMART or GGBHTD||City Council (5 members)|
|Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART)||Regional transportation district established in 2002. Measure Q passed Nov. 4, 2008. All actions within SMART’s Right of Way such as SMART timing of and act of construction, SMART schedule of trains, prioritization of funding for multi-use path and rail extensions, etc.||Board of Directors (12 members)|
|Owns the Bettini Transit Center. Controls operations on their property. Must get City permit to use City streets for bus operations. May acquire or dispose of property.||Board of Directors (19 members)|
|Marin Transit||Agreement with GGBHTD to operate most of buses that utilize the Bettini Transit Center. Must get City permit to use City streets for bus operations.||Board of Directors (7 members)|
|Congestion management and transportation sales tax authority for Marin County.||Board of Commissioners (16 members)|
|Transportation planning, financing, and coordinating agency for the 9-county Bay Area.||Board of Commissioners (21 members)|