With an unprecedented amount of federal and state funding available for implementing passenger rail service, why do we still keep hearing 'there's no money for rail?' The truth is, our Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is snared in a self-defeating circular-logic trap that is preventing the agency from applying for the rail funding that is available.
We support Roaring Camp’s right to operate and agree that abandonment of the Felton and Santa Cruz to Watsonville rail lines will hurt our local economy and our mobility options.
There's a lot to love in the California State Rail Plan (CSRP). Not only will the CSRP connect the entire state by 2040 with a better, faster and fully connected passenger rail system, it also includes funding for regional rail projects, including ours!
The Greenway initiative is an attack on future rail transit and on rail trail construction.
This is one all-volunteer team that I am extremely proud of.
This fall, we were delighted to experience the Coast Futura demonstration. It gave us the opportunity to witness what zero-emission rail transit could look like in Santa Cruz County.
Progress on two important trail projects on the North Coast: the Coastal Rail Trail and the Cotoni-Coast Dairies trail network.
Lower-Cost Options for the Santa Cruz Branch Line 2021 was the first time that the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) identified fast wireless streetcars, also known as fast…
Sometimes people ask why it's important to work for passenger rail transit next to the Santa Cruz Rail Trail. The Coast Connect Vision includes building the Coastal Rail Trail; running…