Friday, November 18, 2011

SMART supporters turn out for railway rally

SANTA ROSA — In the face of a repeal effort, about 150 people gathered Thursday at Railroad Square in Santa Rosa to rally support for the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter rail project.
Signs reading "SMART equals jobs," "The Future is SMART" and "SMART, Right On Track" were hoisted high as Rosie and the Railroaders played train-inspired songs for the crowd at the upbeat event that also featured a host of speakers.
The event was held near rail tracks that SMART will use if the project gets off the ground, and supporters said they had no doubts it will. Continued

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