Meeting & Agendas

RTC Meetings & Agendas


Commission meetings are open to the public. Commission meetings are generally held the first and third Thursdays of each month and start at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) Meetings: The first Commission meeting of the month is usually televised on Community TV and is a full agenda on a wide range of transportation topics.
  • Transportation Policy Workshop (TPW) Meetings: The second Commission meeting of the month offers a forum for more informal and in-depth discussion on a limited set of agenda topics.

COVID-19 Response: Teleconference

Due to precautions associated with COVID-19, all RTC and committee meetings throughout shelter-in-place will be held by teleconference only, consistent with Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020.

On July 27, 2020, the County Health Services Agency announced that the California Department of Public Health has added Santa Cruz County to the monitoring list modifying or closing operations in several sectors. Critical infrastructure offices are listed by the state and can be found at

Members of the public can listen and participate in meetings over the phone and through the internet. All access information will be listed on the first page of the meeting agenda.

ADA Participation. The RTC is committed to its compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during this time of national emergency. Please contact the RTC at least 3 days in advance of a meeting if special accommodations are needed. If any document, webpage, meeting, or recording is inaccessible to you, kindly alert us at or by calling 831-460-3200.

Agenda Notification

Sign up to receive e-notification when RTC agendas have been posted to the website. Agendas are typically posted to the website at least 3 days before the meeting. Comments from the public: Written comments for items on RTC or TPW meeting agendas that are received at the RTC office in Santa Cruz by noon on the day before the meeting will be distributed to Commissioners at the meeting.

Video recordings of RTC meetings are available on the Community TV website.

2020 Meetings

Date Location Agenda Minutes Highlights
10/01/2020 Teleconference: Zoom Agenda Coming soon Coming soon
09/03/2020 Teleconference: Zoom Agenda, Handouts for items 2, 20, & 22, Replacement pages for items agenda, 22 & 24 Coming soon Highlights
08/06/2020 Teleconference: Zoom Agenda, Handouts for item 6 and 22, Replacement page for item 13 Minutes Highlights
06/29/2020 Teleconference: Zoom Special Meeting Agenda Staff report Item 8, Handout for item 16, Replacement pages for item 21 Minutes Highlights
06/04/2020  Teleconference: Zoom Updated agenda, Agenda packet, Replacement pages for item 7, Handout for item 19 Minutes Highlights
05/21/2020 Teleconference: Zoom TPW Agenda, Replacement pages for item 4, Replacement pages for item 5 Minutes N/A
05/07/2020  Teleconference: Zoom Agenda, Replacement pages for item 12, Staff report Item 25,  Directors Report, Public comments Minutes Highlights
04/02/2020 RTC Office
Teleconference (see agenda for details)
Item 18 handout
Minutes Highlights
03/19/2020 RTC Office
Teleconference (see agenda for details)
Item 4 Resolution , replacement page for item 5; Replacement Pages for Item 7
Minutes N/A
03/05/2020 County of Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors Chambers Agenda, Handouts for items 22 and 23, Walking Program Handout, Replacement pages for item 7, item 23 Minutes Highlights
02/06/2020 City of Watsonville Council Chambers Agenda, Handouts for items 12, 24, 25(1), 25(2), Replacement page for Item 26 Minutes Highlights
01/16/2020 City of Santa Cruz Council Chambers Agenda, Handouts for items 14, 16, 18, Replacement pages for item 18 Minutes Highlights

Prior years of meeting agendas and minutes are available online in the Past Meeting Info page.


Guidelines for providing public input to the Commission either in person at meetings or via email or letters are included at the end of each Commission agenda. This section of the agenda also includes information about Spanish translation services and access for people with disabilities.

Transportation and Parking

To comply with the Governor’s orders in response to COVID-19, all meetings until May 3 will be held by teleconference only.

As many meeting venues have limited parking for vehicles, participants are encouraged to carpool, or ride a bike or the bus to meetings. Transit trip planning assistance is available through Google Transit and via Santa Cruz Metro Customer Assistance 425-8600. Personalized trip planning for all modes is offered through Cruz511 or 429-POOL.

RTC Contact

Yesenia Parra
Administrative Services Officer
(831) 460-3200

Two years of meeting agendas and minutes are available online. Materials from previous years are available upon request.