In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.

Plan Bay Area Update

Posted on September 30, 2016


On Monday, October 3, the City Council will hear a presentation about how Plan Bay Area relates to San Rafael and the revised employment / household projections that the City recently received from Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG). Required by SB 375, Plan Bay Area is a long-range, regional plan that focuses growth throughout the Bay Area around mass transit, jobs, shopping, and other services to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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