Measure M Projects: Bicycle and Pedestrian

Northwestern Pacific Railroad Bike Trail

Work with SMART [Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit] to build a north-south bike path parallel to the Northwestern Pacific railroad track throughout Sonoma County.

Additional Project Details:bike_14
SMART will complete National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance documentation for the entire Sonoma County portion of the project. SMART will also provide complete 100%
design for the initial operating segment (IOS) within Sonoma County (Marin/Sonoma border to Railroad Square in Santa Rosa). This will prepare the project path for construction by SMART or other agencies.
Project Status / Schedule
SMART began the NEPA compliance process in June 2011 with the partnership with Caltrans, in advance of the FY 14/15 programming of the Measure M funds.  Following Caltrans guidance, SMART’s NEPA efforts in Sonoma County include from SMART milepost 36.8 in Petaluma to SMART milepost 55.3 in Santa Rosa at Guerneville Road. The NEPA document was completed in March 2016.  SMART has completed the final design of the SMART Pathway throughout the Phase 1/IOS project, including in Santa Rosa (College to Guerneville, 6th to 8th, and Hearn to Bellevue) and Rohnert Park/Cotati (Golf Course to Southwest, Southwest to East Cotati, and East Cotati to Manor Drive).  All currently designed segments have been constructed and are open, with the Payran section anticipated to be constructed in early 2019.  SMART received Active Transportation Program funding to complete construction of that segment.  Additional near term work includes technical studies and design wok anticipated for SMART Pathway segments including north of Guerneville Road.

Measure M Programming Capacity:
SMART has programmed all $1,000K of the Measure M – BP funds identified in the Measure M
Expenditure Plan.

Project Sponsors

Underlined text indicates completed work.

Funding (in thousands):

Total Measure M Other* Need
TBD $1,000 $367 TBD

*OTHER includes Measure Q funds.