Sonoma County (Calif.)

Sonoma County (Calif.)

News and Stories

Celebration Ushers in North Bay's SMART Train
Top Stories
Saturday, August 26, 2017

The atmosphere at the August 25 Grand Opening for the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit line was humming — literally.

Three Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for Solano, Sonoma and San Francisco Counties
News Release
Friday, June 10, 2016

MTC and ABAG invite the public to open houses in Fairfield and Santa Rosa on Monday, June 13, and in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 14, to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.

Clipper® Expands to More Sonoma County Bus Services
News Release
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 17 Bay Area transit systems, is officially expanding on Wednesday, Feb.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses This Week in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties
News Release
Monday, May 4, 2015

MTC and ABAG invite the public to attend any of five open houses to be held this Wednesday and Thursday in San Jose, San Mateo, Napa, Fairfield and Santa Rosa to learn about Plan Bay Area 2040, an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap.

Bay Area Open Houses Scheduled for Plan Bay Area 2040 Regional Transportation and Housing Plan
News Release
Monday, April 13, 2015

A series of public open houses for Bay Area residents to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.

Jake Mackenzie Elected Vice Chair of Metropolitan Transportation Commission
News Release
Thursday, March 26, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission rounded out its leadership team on Wednesday by unanimously electing Rohnert Park Councilmember Jake Mackenzie to serve as

North Bay Youths Tell Transit Stories
Top Stories
Saturday, November 1, 2014

Teenagers in Marin, Sonoma and Napa Counties love public transit. But don't take our word for it.

Sonoma to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
News Release
Thursday, September 25, 2014

OAKLAND, CA The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives of some of the newest electric cars on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bike to Work Day: May 8, 2014
Top Stories
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bike to Work Day is right around the corner and this year marks the 20th anniversary of the regional event.

Clipper® Transit-Fare Payment System to Add East Bay, Sonoma County Bus Operators
News Release
Friday, March 14, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Operations Committee today paved the way for expansion of the popular Clipper program by the end of 2015 to the Liv

Documents

SR 37 Transportation and Sea Level Rise Corridor Improvement Plan
SR-37-Corridor-Plan-with-appendix.pdf (13.83 MB)
The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads at Risk -- September 2018
Pothole Report III_September 2018.pdf (6.1 MB)
Regional Measure 3 -- SB 595 Frequently Asked Questions
Regional Measure 3 - SB 595 FAQ Oct. 2017.pdf (224.59 KB)
Regional Measure 3 -- SB 595 Frequently Asked Questions
Regional Measure 3 - SB 595 FAQ_10.10.17.docx (161.4 KB)
Healdsburg Community-Based Transportation Plan (2009)
CBTP Healdsburg 2009.pdf (3.72 MB)

Media

Marin Sonoma Narrows
Video
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Sonoma County residents, and especially the residents of Petaluma, have reason to be happy tonight.

Supervisor David Rabbitt on Sonoma County Roads
Video
Friday, September 7, 2018

Sonoma County's road system, if laid out in a line, would stretch to Oklahoma City and back. Deferred maintenance has left the county with a huge backlog of work.

ABAG President David Rabbitt on the Gas Tax & How Prop 6 Would Overturn Funding for Road Repair
Video
Friday, September 7, 2018

California restored long-lost funding for road repair this year. Massive reconstruction has been going on in virtually every city this summer as a result.

Street Stories: Sonoma County
Video
Friday, September 7, 2018

Sonoma County has more roads than any other Bay Area county. Decades of insufficient funding led to tens of millions of dollars in delayed road repairs.

MTC 2016 Awards: West County Transportation Agency
Video
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The West County Transportation Agency, a joint powers authority of 16 school districts in Sonoma County, was presented an Award of Merit for providing transportation for all students, including the

SMART Operation and Maintenance Facility in Santa Rosa
SMART Rail on Track
Photo Gallery
Friday, September 4, 2015

September 2015