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October 4, 2022 | Transportation and Public Works

Board of Supervisors approves funding for ‘fare-free’ public transit for college students, local routes 28 and 32

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today authorized agreements with Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University to continue the “Fare-Free” transit program for Sonoma County college students through fiscal year 2023-24. Read full story


August 3, 2022 | Transportation and Public Works

Sonoma County partners with National Guard and City of Cloverdale on infrastructure improvements

The County of Sonoma Department of Transportation and Public Works today announced a strategic partnership with the California Army National Guard and the City of Cloverdale to make infrastructure improvements at the Cloverdale Veterans Memorial Building and along Canyon Road in the unincorporated community of Geyserville. Read full story


July 19, 2022 | Transportation and Public Works

Jenner by the Sea to get water system upgrade

The County of Sonoma Department of Transportation and Public Works today announced the department has received a $74,000 grant from the California Department of Water Resources to install smart meters for the water system serving approximately 128 connections in the community of Jenner by the Sea. Read full story


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