Now that SMART's shovel-ready — with the of a $103 million contract to design and build the first phase of the commuter rail between downtown Santa Rosa and Marin Civic Center — do you think the transit line will attract economic development to the cities served by rail stations?
SMART officals and cities have champoined the train as a vechicle to bring in much-needed businesses and development near station hubs. You tell us — do you think SMART will spur growth? Bring in jobs? Aid in the development of transit-oriented neighborhoods?
Tell us what you think — vote in our poll or voice your opinion in the comments section below.