Let's Connect the County

Join the vision for a modern, reliable, efficient, and climate-conscious transportation system that provides accessible and car-free travel options throughout the county.

Explore the Rail Corridor

The Rail Corridor project adds and connects our current local multi-use trails and adds more sustainable transportation throughout the County.

Map of rail and trail in Santa Cruz County
Rail Transit – Rail service will connect North County, South County and points in between. Connections at Watsonville/Pajaro Junction will give us car-free access to destinations beyond our county.
Multi-use Trail – 32-mile-long transportation corridor will allow greater transportation options to 88 parks, 42 schools, and over half of the county’s population who live within one mile of the corridor (per 2010 Census tract information). 
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Rail Transit – Rail service will connect North County, South County and points in between. Connections at Watsonville/Pajaro Junction will give us car-free access to destinations beyond our county.
Multi-use Trail – 32-mile-long transportation corridor will allow greater transportation options to 88 parks, 42 schools, and over half of the county’s population who live within one mile of the corridor (per 2010 Census tract information). 

Explore the Benefits

The full system will enable our community to get to work and to school, to shop and to exercise, to visit friends and family, and to enjoy the beauty of our coastal region. 

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People

Workers, families, students, and visitors will have more freedom to pursue opportunities, better access to resources, and a higher quality of life.

Planet

An attractive alternative to car travel will help reduce air pollution and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

Prosperity

Businesses and people will thrive with a more reliable, efficient transportation system that allows car-free living and working.

People

Workers, families, students, and visitors will have more freedom to pursue opportunities, better access to resources, and a higher quality of life.

Planet

An attractive alternative to car travel will help reduce air pollution and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

Prosperity

Businesses and people will thrive with a more reliable, efficient transportation system that allows car-free living and working.

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