San Rafael is not quite yet ready to help Novato with a "quiet zone" as commuter rail service readies to launch, fearing its own residents could be blasted by horns.
Marin supervisors on Tuesday tweaked the Civic Center Drive upgrade project, delaying its completion to help San Rafael earn "quiet zone" status when the SMART train comes to town.
Santa Rosa took its first steps Tuesday toward establishing a quiet zone along the SMART train line, a move that could make life more peaceful for the thousands of residents and businesses along the commuter rail line and beyond.
San Rafael City Council members Monday will consider establishing a quiet zone along the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train line, set to begin operating by late 2016.
A crowd of more than 100 people gathered Wednesday night in San Rafael to voice support for the creation of quiet zones along the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train line that is scheduled to be operating in 2016.