Santa Cruz County Endorses Coast Connect

“Having safe, reliable, fast transportation to and from South County is critical to bringing our communities together on equal terms.”
Kaki Rusmore
Soquel, CA
“Rail--it will change hundreds of people's lives for the good!”
Maureen Davidson
Santa Cruz, CA
“Rail services built the county over 100 years ago and our county is uniquely developed to benefit from a linear rail services.”
Ross Clark
Santa Cruz, CA
“...rail options provide for a great deal more space for bicycles, wheelchairs and other essential modes of transit many of us rely on.”
Judy Cassada
Live Oak, CA
“Bringing train service to Watsonville brings equitable transportation options countywide.”
Gina Cole
Executive Director, BSSC
“The Coast Connect vision crystalizes and consolidates many themes of responsible urban planning and efficient, equitable, integrated non-car transportation for Santa Cruz County!”
David Van Brink
Santa Cruz, CA

Sean Abbey
Maria Aguirre
Kathleen Anderson
Tina Andreatta
Adria Arko
Carl Arnett
Sally Arnold
Jaime B
Steven Bennett
Lisa Benson
Len Beyea
Michael Borg
Philip Boutelle
John Brissenden
Jennifer Buell
Ron Burke
Nadine Burke
Justin Burks
Cory Caletti
John Caletti
Jeff Caplan
Howard Cohen
Val Cole
Gina Cole
Curt Coleman
Trician Comings
Amelia Conlen
Christopher Connery
Justin Cortez
Heddi Craft
Brad Cramer
Stacey Croft-Patterson
Justin Cummings
Ellen Davidson
Cyndi Dawson
Pat Dellin
Jill Dion
Dan Dion
Dianne Dryer
Tom Ellison
Veronica Elsea
Jessica Evans
Sam Farr
Matt Farrell
Nancy Faulstich

Lawrence Denis Freitas
Claire Gallogly
Justin Gamble
Amy Gates
Kate Giberson
Laura Goodhue
Karen Groppi
Jeanette Guire
Joseph Haenlein
Andrew Hall
Laurie Hayko
Felipe Hernandez
Jon Hooper
Eric Horton
Lowell Hurst
Anita Jackson
Gray Jameson
Matt Keating
Ken Kiff
Regina Kuehn
John Laird
Anna Landaw
Don Lane
Greg Larson
Din Lauritson
William LeBon
John Leopold
David Lieby
Geri Lieby
Steve Lustgarden
Gustavo Magana
Bill Maxfield
Douglas McLain
Quinn McLaughlin
Suzi Merriam
Mark Mesiti-Miller
Donna Meyers
Mary Miller
Dr. Petra Mottishaw
Ronald Munger
Shannon Munz
Joanne Noce
Dennis Norton
Sandra Owusu
Laura Pascal

Julie Pascal
Nancy Pascal
Roger Pascal
Rock Pfotenhauer
Michael Pisano
Trink Praxel
Brendan Quirk
Lisa Rail Trail
Kyle Rak
Kristen Raugust
Cory Ray
Eric Ressler
Frank Rimicci
Lois Robin
Kent Robinett
William G Rose Jr
Lola Ross
Amanda Rotella
Scott Ruble
Kaki Rusmore
Sofie Salama
Saladin Sale
Kristen Sandel
Rosemary Sarka
Steven Schieffer
Paul Schoellhamer
Barry Scott
Peter Scott
Pauline Seales
Faina Segal
Coleman Segal
Elana Sifry
Melissa Snyder
Will Spangler
Adam Spickler
Joel Steinberg
Carrie Swain
Donna Thomas
Emily Thomas
Erin Twomey
Grace Voss
Chris Weir
Russell Weisz
Bennett Williamson
Chris Wilmers
Linda Wilshusen
Jan Wolf

"I support the Coast Connect Vision because it provides a more equitable, sustainable, prosperous future for everyone.”
Mark Mesiti-Miller
Santa Cruz, CA
"Coast Connect has the potential to unite our County for equity, the environment, health, safety & quality of life.”
Sally Arnold
Board Chair, FORT
"I love this! Increasing safe bike/walking paths in South County is a must. Not only does this provide for protected outdoor activities but also encourages alternative modes of transportation throughout SC County. As someone who frequently made the commute from Watsonville to Santa Cruz via bus... I am so excited to see this come to life.”
Anissa Balderas
Watsonville, CA
"I support the Coast Connect Vision because…I’m tired of driving and have better things to do”
Bruce Sawhill
“I will be able to use public transportation to get to work.”
Margo Ross
Watsonville, CA
"I support the Coast Connect Vision because it’s time to invest in car optional approaches for mobility and choose a better, more sustainable future for Santa Cruz County.”
Robert Arko
Bonny Doon
“The Coast Connect vision is modern, inclusive, affordable, essential, safe, clean, fast, efficient, timely, and transformative.”
Barry Scott
Aptos, CA
“[Let’s] provide big solutions to climate change, air pollution, and quality of life. It’s time to take big action!”
Adrienne Frisbee
Santa Cruz, CA
“More healthy, less expensive, less traffic congestion, fewer cars.”
Tony Fleig
“We have the opportunity to build an equitable and sustainable transit system, which will make life better here.”
Bogdan Vitoc
Aptos, CA

Santa Cruz County Endorses Coast Connect

Sean Abbey
Maria Aguirre
Kathleen Anderson
Tina Andreatta
Adria Arko
Carl Arnett
Sally Arnold
Jaime B
Steven Bennett
Lisa Benson
Len Beyea
Michael Borg
Philip Boutelle
John Brissenden
Jennifer Buell
Ron Burke
Nadine Burke
Justin Burks
Cory Caletti
John Caletti
Jeff Caplan
Howard Cohen
Val Cole
Gina Cole
Curt Coleman
Trician Comings
Amelia Conlen
Christopher Connery
Justin Cortez
Heddi Craft
Brad Cramer
Stacey Croft-Patterson
Justin Cummings
Ellen Davidson
Cyndi Dawson
Pat Dellin
Jill Dion
Dan Dion
Dianne Dryer
Tom Ellison
Veronica Elsea
Jessica Evans
Sam Farr
Matt Farrell
Nancy Faulstich
Lawrence Denis Freitas
Claire Gallogly
Justin Gamble
Amy Gates
Kate Giberson
Laura Goodhue
Karen Groppi
Jeanette Guire
Joseph Haenlein
Andrew Hall
Laurie Hayko
Felipe Hernandez
Jon Hooper
Eric Horton
Lowell Hurst
Anita Jackson
Gray Jameson
Matt Keating
Ken Kiff
Regina Kuehn
John Laird
Anna Landaw
Don Lane
Greg Larson
Din Lauritson
William LeBon
John Leopold
David Lieby
Geri Lieby
Steve Lustgarden
Gustavo Magana
Bill Maxfield
Douglas McLain
Quinn McLaughlin
Suzi Merriam
Mark Mesiti-Miller
Donna Meyers
Mary Miller
Dr. Petra Mottishaw
Ronald Munger
Shannon Munz
Joanne Noce
Dennis Norton
Sandra Owusu
Laura Pascal
Julie Pascal
Nancy Pascal
Roger Pascal
Rock Pfotenhauer
Michael Pisano
Trink Praxel
Brendan Quirk
Lisa Rail Trail
Kyle Rak
Kristen Raugust
Cory Ray
Eric Ressler
Frank Rimicci
Lois Robin
Kent Robinett
William G Rose Jr
Lola Ross
Amanda Rotella
Scott Ruble
Kaki Rusmore
Sofie Salama
Saladin Sale
Kristen Sandel
Rosemary Sarka
Steven Schieffer
Paul Schoellhamer
Barry Scott
Peter Scott
Pauline Seales
Faina Segal
Coleman Segal
Elana Sifry
Melissa Snyder
Will Spangler
Adam Spickler
Joel Steinberg
Carrie Swain
Donna Thomas
Emily Thomas
Erin Twomey
Grace Voss
Chris Weir
Russell Weisz
Bennett Williamson
Chris Wilmers
Linda Wilshusen
Jan Wolf

“Having safe, reliable, fast transportation to and from South County is critical to bringing our communities together on equal terms.”
Kaki Rusmore
Soquel, CA
“Rail--it will change hundreds of people's lives for the good!”
Maureen Davidson
Santa Cruz, CA
“Rail services built the county over 100 years ago and our county is uniquely developed to benefit from a linear rail services.”
Ross Clark
Santa Cruz, CA
“...rail options provide for a great deal more space for bicycles, wheelchairs and other essential modes of transit many of us rely on.”
Judy Cassada
Live Oak, CA
“Bringing train service to Watsonville brings equitable transportation options countywide.”
Gina Cole
Executive Director, BSSC
“The Coast Connect vision crystalizes and consolidates many themes of responsible urban planning and efficient, equitable, integrated non-car transportation for Santa Cruz County!”
David Van Brink
Santa Cruz, CA
"I support the Coast Connect Vision because it provides a more equitable, sustainable, prosperous future for everyone.”
Mark Mesiti-Miller
Santa Cruz, CA
"I support the Coast Connect Vision because…I’m tired of driving and have better things to do”
Bruce Sawhill
“The Coast Connect vision is modern, inclusive, affordable, essential, safe, clean, fast, efficient, timely, and transformative.”
Barry Scott
Aptos, CA
“We have the opportunity to build an equitable and sustainable transit system, which will make life better here.”
Bogdan Vitoc
Aptos, CA
"Coast Connect has the potential to unite our County for equity, the environment, health, safety & quality of life.”
Sally Arnold
Board Chair, FORT
“I will be able to use public transportation to get to work.”
Margo Ross
Watsonville, CA
“[Let’s] provide big solutions to climate change, air pollution, and quality of life. It’s time to take big action!”
Adrienne Frisbee
Santa Cruz, CA
“More healthy, less expensive, less traffic congestion, fewer cars.”
Tony Fleig
"I love this! Increasing safe bike/walking paths in South County is a must. Not only does this provide for protected outdoor activities but also encourages alternative modes of transportation throughout SC County. As someone who frequently made the commute from Watsonville to Santa Cruz via bus... I am so excited to see this come to life.”
Anissa Balderas
Watsonville, CA
"I support the Coast Connect Vision because it’s time to invest in car optional approaches for mobility and choose a better, more sustainable future for Santa Cruz County.”
Robert Arko
Bonny Doon

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