Archives for 2014

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RTC office closed December 22-26

The RTC offices will be closed from Monday, December 22, 2014 through Friday, December 26, 2014. We will respond to your email or call when we return on Monday, December 29, 2014. If you have  ... [Read More]

Travel conditions may be affected by weather

The National Weather Service has issued an hazardous weather advisory for our area. A powerful pacific storm system will bring high winds, flash floods, and high surf beginning Wednesday night and  ... [Read More]

Highlights from the December RTC meeting

Highlights of the 12/4/14 RTC meeting include these topics: appreciation of departing commissioners, election of chair/vice chair, recap of RTC funded projects in the County, railroad bridge mural in  ... [Read More]

Mitigation project a win-win for community

The RTC was featured in the Resource Conservation District’s (RCD) just released 2013 Annual Report as a key partner in the Manabe Wetland Restoration Project in Watsonville. Quoting the report  ... [Read More]

La Selva Rail Trestle Construction Underway

As a condition of the purchase agreement between Union Pacific and the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) for acquisition of the Santa Cruz Branch Rail line, funding was  ... [Read More]

NOTE DATE CHANGE: October 26th Make a Difference Day

Please note date change due to forecasted rain. The RTC and the Volunteer Center invite you to join your community on October 26, 2014, from 10-12noon for Make a Difference Day to help clean trash  ... [Read More]

Three Feet for Safety Act

On September 16, 2014, Vehicle Code 21760 "Three Feet for Safety Act" went into effect. This new code requires motorists to give at least three feet of clearance when passing people riding bikes. When  ... [Read More]

RTC to select Passenger Rail Service Scenarios

The Regional Transportation Commission will consider approval of five rail passenger service scenarios at their September 4 meeting to undergo ridership forecasting and cost estimating.  The service  ... [Read More]

Notice of Public Review, Comments and Hearing on the AMBAG MTIP

The Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) invites the public to comment on the Draft Monterey Bay Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP): FFY 2014-15 to 2017-18 from  ... [Read More]

Passenger Rail Study Survey and Workshop: Your input is important!

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is analyzing the feasibility of passenger rail transit service along the 32-mile Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line. Complete an Online Survey on  ... [Read More]