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.
On June 7 2022, the Santa Cruz County electorate came together with an outpouring of support for keeping the current plan to have both rail and trail, including implementing light…
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.
This article was originally sent to the Mission Pedestrian email list on Wed, Aug 11, 2021.By Debbie Bulger of Mission PedestrianDear All,Public transit is very important for pedestrians because it…
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.