News Archive

Celebrate Coastal Rail Trail Ribbon-Cutting on May 22 – Rain or Shine!

The community is invited to the ribbon-cutting celebration for the first segment of the Coastal Rail Trail — the San Lorenzo River Parkway Phase III/Trestle Trail Project — on Wednesday, May 22, from  ... [Read More]

Community Invited to Coastal Rail Trail Ribbon-Cutting On May 22

The City of Santa Cruz welcomes the community to the ribbon-cutting for the first segment of the Coastal Rail Trail — the San Lorenzo River Parkway Phase III/Trestle Trail Project — on Wednesday, May  ... [Read More]

Public Input Wanted on Unmet Transit and Specialized Transportation Needs

A list of Unmet Transit and Specialized Transportation Needs (2018) is drafted by the E&D TAC and is reviewed and adopted by the Regional Transportation Commission each year. Unmet paratransit and  ... [Read More]

RTC Presents Rail Line Update to CTC

On March 13, RTC Executive Director Guy Preston provided an update on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line to the California Transportation Commission (CTC) at its meeting in Los Angeles, California. In  ... [Read More]

Judge Rules in Favor of RTC in Santa Cruz County Greenway Lawsuit

In a Superior Court of Santa Cruz County hearing today, Judge Paul Burdick denied the Petition for Writ of Mandate in its entirety in the case of Santa Cruz County Greenway v. Santa Cruz County  ... [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]