Recently I had the privilege of studying in the Netherlands, Amsterdam. My accommodation was a few miles from where I took classes, which meant that I joined the thousands of other commuters every morning. Had I been in Santa Cruz, my first instinct would have likely been to get in my car and drive across town, as it would be the fastest and cheapest method of transportation. However, unlike Santa Cruz (and really most other American cities), in Amsterdam, I had several different options for my commute across town.
What can we do right now to help make our streets safer for everyone to walk and bike?
The Greenway initiative is an attack on future rail transit and on rail trail construction.
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…
The Greenway petition would delay the Rail Trail, kill rail transit in Santa Cruz County, harm the environment, and isolate the county.
Rail and Trail are better together! Here are 6 reasons why the RTC should be pursuing both the rail trail and passenger rail public transportation in Santa Cruz County.
We can dramatically reduce our local greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), but the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) isn’t moving the plan forward.
Post updated April 19th 2023 to include new METRO proposals Greenhouse Gas Reductions Require Public Transit According to research presented in the October 2020 Driving Down Emissions report from Smart Growth…
It's Earth Day, and we need your help to make a difference for the planet. The evidence is clear that human activity is causing our planet to warm at an alarming rate.…
The rail plan is stalled by a tied vote. Six commissioners need to hear from their constituents!