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Final Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed North Coast Rail Trail Project Now Available

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) has released the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed North Coast Rail Trail Project. The Proposed Project is a  ... [Read More]

Final Unified Corridor Investment Study Accepted by RTC

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) adopted a resolution accepting the Final Unified Corridor Investment Study (UCS) and Preferred Scenario today. The UCS provides a rigorous analysis of how  ... [Read More]

Public Comment Wanted on Draft Highway 9/San Lorenzo Valley Complete Streets Corridor Plan

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) released the draft Highway 9/San Lorenzo Valley Complete Streets Corridor Plan today. The draft plan identifies, evaluates and  ... [Read More]

Highway 1 Corridor Investment Program Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Assessment is Approved

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is pleased to announce a big milestone for the Highway 1 Corridor Investment Program. The final Tier I/II Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and  ... [Read More]

Community Invited to Coastal Rail Trail Groundbreaking on January 10

The City of Santa Cruz welcomes the community to celebrate the groundbreaking for the first segment of the Coastal Rail Trail on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. at the west base of the San  ... [Read More]

RTC Receives Highway Safety Improvement Program Grant for Highway 9 Pedestrian Crossings

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) received $250,000 in grant money from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)  ... [Read More]

Bike/pedestrian detour in effect for San Lorenzo River Railroad Trestle Bridge area beginning Jan. 2

Construction of the first segment of the Coastal Rail Trail — the San Lorenzo River Parkway Phase III/Trestle Trail Project — will begin on Jan. 2. A bike/pedestrian detour will be in effect for the  ... [Read More]

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]

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]