Overview of the Transportation Ballot Measure D

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission’s 2016 Transportation Measure (Measure D) is a balanced effort to improve and maintain Santa Cruz County’s transportation options. Measure D will invest in bicycle and pedestrian pathways foremost being the Rail Trail; provide safer routes for local children biking and walking to school; sidewalks, bike lanes and bike & walking bridges on an unprecedented scale; maintain mobility and independence for seniors and those with disabilities; fill potholes and improve safety on local streets; improve traffic flow on major roadways while reducing neighborhood cut through traffic; and invest in transportation projects that reduce the pollution that causes climate change.