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Summer Fun In a City Built for Bikes and Trains

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.

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Just the Facts: Why Does Coast Connect Include Rail Transit?

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…

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6 Reasons to Support both Zero-Emissions Rail and the Rail Trail

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.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Data Shows Transportation is Key

The Science of Effective Greenhouse Gas Reductions According to research presented in the October 2020 Driving Down Emissions report from Smart Growth America1, transportation accounts for the largest share of carbon…

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