News & Updates

Santa Cruz County Passenger Rail Feasibility Study – Draft Report now available

Is rail transit service feasible on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line? This high-level study includes ridership and cost information for seven service scenarios and evaluates them based on goals and  ... [Read More]

Land Trust Joins County Rail Trail Bid

The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County has agreed to provide a $2.5 million match to applications being submitted by the County of Santa Cruz to build a Coastal Rail Trail project through Live Oak. The  ... [Read More]

Committee Openings- RTC’s Elderly and Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee

Participation in the Regional Transportation Commission’s Elderly and Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee means speaking up about the mobility needs and transportation services to help seniors  ... [Read More]

Watch for railcars on the Santa Cruz rail line this weekend (4/24)

North American Railcar Operators Association (NARCOA) members will be back in town this weekend (April 25 & 26). Railcars or "speeders" are vehicles historically used for maintenance of the  ... [Read More]

Coastal Rail Trail – Grant Finalist

A 4.6-mile segment of the coastal rail trail project is one of the finalists for funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Federal Lands Access Program. The north coast rail trail  ... [Read More]