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 and Mass Transit.

Gradinger will speak about “The State Rail Plan, Funding and Other Considerations for Rail in the Monterey Bay Area,” at 9:30 a.m. at the Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main Street, Watsonville. A Q & A will follow his presentation.


The series will continue throughout the year with speakers sharing their expertise on a variety of transportation-related topics, including housing and transit connections, and future transportation trends.

The Innovators in Transportation Speaker Series is free and open to the public. For more information on the series and dates for upcoming talks, visit