August 2015

RTC receives $6.3M for 5 mile north coast Rail Trail

Earlier today, the RTC accepted a grant award of $6.3 million in funds from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Federal Lands Access Program for a 5-mile rail trail segment in the north coast segment. As a condition of the grant, the RTC also committed to providing an additional $300,000 in matching funds for the $10,550,000 project. The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County and the California Coastal Conservancy are each contributing $3 million and $950,000, respectively.