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Category: Transit center

City Council April 19th meeting: Golden Gate Transit presentation on San Rafael Transit Center relocation

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, also known as, Golden Gate Transit, has begun a multi-year process to develop a new transit center for San Rafael. The current transit center, located in downtown San Rafael, has been affected by the extension of the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) system to Larkspur. The tracks bisect the site where the San Rafael Transit Center … Continued

SMART Construction Continues at the San Rafael Transit Center

The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) construction on the Larkspur rail extension will close 2nd and 3rd Streets on consecutive weekends (5/31-6/3 and 6/7-6/10) and will impact the San Rafael Transit Center. Second Street Closure: Friday, May 31, at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, June 3, at 4:00 a.m.  Second Street, between Tamalpais Avenue and Hetherton Street, … Continued

SMART Construction Continues at the San Rafael Transit Center

The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) construction is progressing within and around the San Rafael Transit Center in preparation for SMART’s rail extension to Larkspur. And if you’ve visited the Transit Center lately, you may have noticed some changes to the platforms: all buses now operate first-in, first-out and pull as far forward as possible as they … Continued

SMART Construction Continues at the San Rafael Transit Center

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART) construction is progressing at the San Rafael Transit Center in preparation for SMART’s rail extension to Larkspur, which is scheduled to be completed later this year. While we’re looking forward to being able to take SMART all the way to Larkspur, the construction to get this project completed will … Continued

UPDATE: SMART construction at the San Rafael Transit Center

Contractors working for SMART will begin construction on Monday night, January 7, 2019, within the existing transit center. Work in the area will include the removal and the replacement of the existing rail system through the Center. SMART construction activity within the Transit Center will impact bus service only. For more information and trip-planning assistance, … Continued

SMART Construction at San Rafael Transit Center Begins

Today at the San Rafael Transit Center, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) construction begins in preparation for SMART’s rail extension to Larkspur. Transit users can now see construction fencing and staging areas within the Transit Center. Work will progress over the coming weeks and include the construction of a new temporary boarding platform near Platform C at … Continued

San Rafael Transit Center Environmental Work Begins

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (Golden Gate Transit) has started a multi-year process to develop a new transit center for San Rafael. The current transit center will be affected by the extension of Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) system to Larkspur. Several government agencies, including the City of San Rafael, are partnering to identify a new … Continued

5/29/18 – Quick Transit Center Update

Golden Gate Transit has kicked off their environmental and engineering work for the new Transit Center. Which has held three meetings so far; Citizens Advisory group 2/27, Managers Meeting 3/15 and Concept Development workshop 5/4. Golden Gate Transit is evaluating ideas and plans to bring their initial thoughts back to the working group at the … Continued

Temporary Downtown Taxi Stand Installed

The existing taxi station at the Transit Center will be closed due to construction at the Transit Center beginning February 5 for the SMART rail extension to Larkspur. Taxicab operators expressed concerns at the most recent City Council meeting that without a new cab stand in place, the transit using public and city streets would … Continued

Taxis near the Transit Center

Due to construction and the upcoming SMART connection to Larkspur, the taxis that are ordinarily staged within the Bettini Transportation Center need to be relocated. On Monday evening, the City Council will consider establishing a new taxi stand at Tamalpais Avenue East, between Third and Fourth Streets. Tamalpais East is a one-way street that currently … Continued

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