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Capitola Ave Overcrossing at Hwy 1 Set for Long-Term Closure

March 1, 2024

Highway 1 Corridor Project Between Bay/Porter and State Park to Begin with Closure and Demolition of Capitola Avenue Overcrossing Work is underway on a project to construct north and southbound auxiliary lanes and bus-on-shoulder improvements on Highway 1 between the Bay Avenue/Porter Street and State Park Drive interchanges. This project will also construct a bicycle/pedestrian […]

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Applications Being Accepted for Measure D Oversight Committee Districts 2 & 4 Representatives

January 16, 2024

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is currently accepting applications for the Measure D Taxpayer Oversight Committee for representatives from Districts 2 & 4. This independent oversight committee will be tasked with reviewing how the funds generated by the transportation tax are being spent. The responsibilities of the Committee include: Reviewing Expenditure Plan […]

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2024 Annual Public Notice of Appointed Committee Elections

January 16, 2024

Public participation is an integral part of the transportation planning process. The RTC has three advisory committees comprised of community volunteers. Community members are encouraged to volunteer their time by serving on one of these committees and work with the RTC to build a vibrant, sustainable, and equitable transportation system in Santa Cruz County. Each […]

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Hwy 1 Overnight and Daytime Lane and Ramp Closures Taking Place This Week (Jan 15-18)

January 15, 2024

Highway 1 Full Overnight Closures For Monday Jan. 15, travelers will encounter a full closure of northbound Hwy 1 between 41st Ave. and Soquel Dr. This full closure will be in effect between 10 pm and 4:30 am. One northbound lane will be closed 1 hour prior to and one-half hour after the full closure. One […]

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CANCELLED: Daytime Closure of Southbound Highway 1 Onramp at Westbound 41st Avenue Set for Jan. 2-4

December 30, 2023

CANCELLED: This week’s closure of the onramp to southbound Hwy1 at 41st Avenue has been canceled due to poor weather. Updates to be provided when this work is rescheduled. Construction continues on a project to construct north and southbound auxiliary lanes and bus-on-shoulder improvements on Highway 1 between the 41st Avenue and Soquel Drive interchanges […]

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RTC Board Appoints New Interim Executive Director

December 14, 2023

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) has appointed Mitch Weiss, former executive director of the California Transportation Commission (CTC), as interim executive director for the agency. Weiss will temporarily replace former Executive Director Guy Preston, who retired on Dec. 1, 2023, while the RTC searches for a new permanent executive director. Weiss has […]

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RTC Approves Projects to Receive $61.3 Million in County Share of State and Federal Funds

December 8, 2023

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) adopted its 2023 Consolidated Grant Program and its 2024 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) on Dec. 7, approving approximately $61.3 million of the region’s anticipated formula share of certain state and federal funds for County and city road, bike, and pedestrian projects and regional transit projects. As […]

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RTC Launches Online Survey to Gather Input on Aesthetic Design Elements for Hwy 1 Aux Lanes, Bus-on-Shoulder and Coastal Rail Trail Segment 12 Project

December 6, 2023

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is seeking community feedback on concepts for aesthetic design elements as part of the Highway 1 Auxiliary Lanes, Bus-on-Shoulder Facility (State Park Drive to Freedom Boulevard) & Coastal Rail Trail Segment 12 project. On Dec. 5, 2023, the RTC hosted an open house at the Rio Sands […]

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Caltrans to Host Hybrid Public Information Meeting for Proposed Highway 1 Capital Preventative Maintenance Project

December 5, 2023

Caltrans District 5 will hold a Hybrid Public Information Meeting regarding a proposed project located on Highway 1 through the City of Santa Cruz from just south of the Junction at Highway 9 to just north of the Western Drive intersection. The project will include the rehabilitation of just over eight lane miles of pavement, […]

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Hwy 1 Full Overnight Closure of Northbound Lanes Set for Dec. 13 & 14

December 4, 2023

Construction continues on a project to build north and southbound auxiliary lanes and bus-on-shoulder improvements on Highway 1 between the 41st Avenue and Soquel Drive interchanges and to construct a new bicycle and pedestrian overcrossing at Chanticleer Avenue. For Wednesday, Dec. 13 and Thursday, Dec. 14, travelers will encounter a full overnight closure of northbound […]

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