Get the Facts: Space Enough for both Rail & Trail
There as been some misconception and incorrect information floating out in social media and other public forums regarding the viability of fitting a bike and walking path next to the railroad tracks. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), who owns the coastal rail corridor and is the lead on the rail trail project, has surveyed and studied the rail corridor width extensively. They have a concise fact sheet on this issue and on an update on the progress of the rail trail as 3 sections are funded and will be completed by 2018. We are getting 25% of our rail trail soon. View the facts here.