News Archive

Coastal Rail Trail Groundbreaking Set for Jan. 10

The City of Santa Cruz is pleased to announce that the groundbreaking for the first segment of the Coastal Rail Trail — the San Lorenzo River Parkway Phase III/Trestle Trail Project — will take place  ... [Read More]

Rail Trail Segment 8 ‘Trestle Trail Project’ Awarded with Completion Slated for Spring 2019

City of Santa Cruz Press Release On Nov. 13, the Santa Cruz City Council approved the San Lorenzo River Parkway Phase III/Trestle Trail Project construction award to Cushman Construction. The  ... [Read More]

Call for Bids for the Construction of the Countywide Bicycle Wayfinding Project

The Regional Transportation Commission has released a call for bids for the construction of the Countywide Bicycle Wayfinding project.  ... [Read More]

Deadlines for Public Comment on Draft Unified Corridor Investment Study

The RTC is seeking public input on the draft Step 2 scenario analysis and a preferred scenario for the Unified Corridor Investment Study. Deadlines for public comment to be submitted are: Nov.  ... [Read More]

RTC Board Announces Guy Preston as New Executive Director

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is pleased to announce that, after an extensive search, Guy Preston has been hired as the agency’s new Executive Director. Preston has  ... [Read More]

Unified Corridor Investment Study Presentation Video

Video of the October 4, 2018 UCS Presentation   You can view and download the Powerpoint presentation. Click here for the Draft Step 2 Scenario Analysis Report and additional  ... [Read More]

Draft Results of the Unified Corridor Investment Study Released

The Unified Corridor Investment Study (UCS) draft Step 2 Scenario Analysis report and performance dashboard were released by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) on Sept. 28. The study looked  ... [Read More]

Caltrans Releases 2018 California State Rail Plan

Source: Caltrans (California Department of Transportation), Sep 12, 2018 Caltrans has released the 2018 State Rail Plan — a bold vision for state rail that aims to boost the economy, help reduce  ... [Read More]

SCCRTC Welcomes Final Speaker in Transportation-Related Speaker Series

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is closing out its Innovators in Transportation Speaker Series with speaker Becky Steckler, Program Manager for Urbanism Next at the  ... [Read More]

RTC and Local Agencies Oppose Proposition 6

Senate Bill 1 (SB1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, invests state funds to fix roads, build bike lanes and sidewalks, and improve transit and safety. SB1 is the first increase in  ... [Read More]