New 101 Ramps at Airport Blvd. Will Open Today

Jul 17, 2014

  Summer is highway construction season just about everywhere, including a series of projects affecting North Bay drivers on Highway 101. One of the most awkward sites—at the interchange leading to the Santa Rosa airport—is about to get a lot easier to navigate.

SMART Train will run to Sonoma County Airport

Dec 18, 2013
Sonoma_Marin Area Rail Transit

Good news for mass transit in the North Bay. The SMART train line currently under construction will add an important new stop when it starts running.

You can read the full announcement of the expanded service, and the funding that made it possible, here.

Local Economy Looking Up

Oct 16, 2013
Graton Resort and Casino

A new casino, expansion of the Sonoma County airport, and a close-to-home workforce all contribute to renewed confidence in the local economy, as revealed in a recent survey of area business leaders.

   The runway expansion has drawn most of the attention at the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport, but concurrent construction will create a SMART train station very close to it, a prospect that Tom Duryea, CEO of Summit State Bank, sees as an enormous benefit.