Larkspur SMART rail link 1 step closer

$11.4 million is ID'd for the link between SMART and the S.F. ferry.

By | October 1st, 2013|7 Comments

Mailbag: Santa Rosa’s parking surveillance SUV; travel time signs

Questions from Road Warrior readers: Santa Rosa’s parking surveillance SUV What is that police car that drivers around and has all the cameras and surveillance equipment on it and has Parking Enforcement on its sides. Are we supposed to believe that vehicle patrols parking spaces? Just curious. Kurt [...]

By | February 22nd, 2013|3 Comments

Mailbag: Why all the cops on Marin overpasses

Here's a question from a reader: When driving from Santa Rosa to San Francisco yesterday afternoon (Oct 11: 1-3 p.m.) to see my daughter at SF State I noticed a law enforcement vehicle (CHP, Novato Police, Marin County Sheriff) parked by nearly every major exchange on Highway 101. I was [...]

By | October 19th, 2011|3 Comments

Repaving of I-580 in Marin starting

Caltrans on Sunday night plans to start repaving Interstate 580 in Marin County, affecting traffic with lane closures for the next few weeks. The work is to be from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday to Friday from the interchange with Highway 101 in San Rafael to the Richmond-San Rafael [...]

By | August 6th, 2011|0 Comments

Mission bells coming to Sonoma County

The final leg of Caltrans' Mission Bell project is set for San Rafael to Sonoma, with 40 bells lining Highways 101, 37, 12 and 121. The state Transportation Commission recently approved $161,000 for the manufacture and installation of the bells. The state erected the first bells in 1906 [...]

By | July 6th, 2011|29 Comments

101 work in Marin to affect drivers

Caltrans next month is to start repaving Highway 101 in Marin County, from Highway 37 to the Civic Center in San Rafael, and drivers can expect lane closures. "The pavement has deteriorated pretty badly over the past few years, and it's become even more noticeable since we repaved 101 from [...]

By | May 10th, 2011|1 Comment