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April 13, 2022 | Transportation and Public Works

Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport hosts local leaders, officials for ‘Topping Off’ of modernized terminal building

County of Sonoma leaders and officials with the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport were joined by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, and other local elected officials today for a special ‘Topping Off’ ceremony to finalize the structural framework of the airport’s modernized terminal building. The traditional construction trade “Builder’s Rite” celebration marks the placement of a signed steel beam that is part of the final structure’s framing for the modernized airport terminal, part of an overall $40,000,000 expansion project. Read full story


February 28, 2022 | Transportation and Public Works

Sonoma County and ForeFront Power Complete a 963 kilowatt Solar Energy Portfolio at Airport and Nearby Fleet Facility

The County of Sonoma has partnered with ForeFront Power, a leading developer and asset manager of commercial and industrial-scale solar energy and storage projects, to build a 963 kilowatt (kW) solar energy portfolio at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS), as well as at the Sonoma County Fleet Operations Building at 709 Russell Avenue in Santa Rosa. Read full story


January 13, 2022 | Transportation and Public Works

Department ofTransportation and Public Works caps 2021 with extensive road paving, fire fuel reductionand major storm repairs

As 2022 gets underway, the County of Sonoma Department of Transportation and Public Works today announced a final tally of results from the 2021 construction season, including 21 miles of repaved county roadway for a combined total of 51 miles over the two-year Pavement Preservation Program. Read full story


September 2, 2021 | Transportation and Public Works

Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS) Partners with ‘The Good Traveler’ to Offer Carbon Offsets

The Sonoma County Airport (STS) proudly announces today our partnership with The Good Traveler; a first-of-its kind carbon offset program that allows passengers to reduce the carbon footprint of their travels. The Good Traveler is managed by Jet-Set Offset, an aviation-focused startup with a mission to decarbonize travel. Read full story


September 1, 2021 | Transportation and Public Works

Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS) Partners with ‘The Good Traveler’ to Offer Carbon Offsets

The Sonoma County Airport (STS) proudly announces today our partnership with The Good Traveler; a first-of-its kind carbon offset program that allows passengers to reduce the carbon footprint of their travels. Read full story


August 20, 2021 | Transportation and Public Works

Construction Commences on Solar Canopy System Over Long Term Parking Lot B at Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Construction Commences on Solar Canopy System Over Long Term Parking Lot B at Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport (STS) Read full story


August 20, 2021 | Transportation and Public Works

Construction Commences on Solar Canopy System Over Long Term Parking Lot B at Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS)

On Monday, August 16th, the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport commenced construction of a solar photovoltaic (PV) energy system. Developed by solar energy contractor ForeFront Power, the 884 kW solar PV energy project includes a solar PV canopy system over Long Term Parking Lot B. The solar PV canopy will offset the Airport’s greenhouse gas emissions by generating enough clean, renewable electricity to power 100% of Airport operations. Read full story


January 8, 2021 | Transportation and Public Works

Transportation and Public Works launches trafficsafety education campaign

The County of Sonoma Department of Transportation and Public Works (TPW) today announced the rollout of a second series of warning signs as part of its traffic safety education program in response to road fatalities and concerns about unsafe and aggressive driving. Read full story


January 8, 2021 | Transportation and Public Works

El Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas lanza campaña de educación sobre seguridad de tráfico vehicular

El Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas (TPW) del Condado de Sonoma anunció hoy el lanzamiento de una segunda serie de señales de advertencia como parte de su programa de educación sobre seguridad de tráfico vehicular en respuesta a las muertes en la carretera y las preocupaciones sobre el manejo de vehículos a exceso de velocidad y de manera agresiva. Read full story


November 23, 2020 | Transportation and Public Works

Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport Receives ACI Airport Health Accreditation

Airports Council International (ACI) has recognized Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport with its Airport Health Accreditation for prioritizing health and safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full story


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