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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]

Progressive Rail Inc. Begins Operations on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line

St. Paul & Pacific Railroad Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Progressive Rail Incorporated, began operating on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line on Aug. 16 to serve local businesses that depend on good  ... [Read More]

Proposed North Coast Rail Trail Project Draft Environmental Impact Report Released

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed North Coast Rail Trail Project on Aug. 9. The 45-day public review  ... [Read More]

Notice of Public Review, Comments and Hearing for Draft Monterey Bay Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP): FFY 2018-19 to 2021-22

The Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) invites the public to comment on the Draft Monterey Bay Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP): FFY 2018-19 to 2021-22. The  ... [Read More]

Caltrans Division Chief Kyle Gradinger to Speak as Part of Innovators in Transportation Series

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission's Innovators in Transportation Speaker Series continues on Aug. 16 with Kyle Gradinger, Acting Division Chief of the Caltrans Division of Rail  ... [Read More]

RTC Approves Contract with Progressive Rail

The Regional Transportation Commission approved the Administration, Coordination and License Agreement with Progressive Rail for rail operations on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line at its June 14  ... [Read More]