Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC)
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) focuses on long-term sustainability regarding transportation and implements transportation projects and services. SCCRTC implements projects including enhancement projects on highways, pothole and sidewalk repair, programs for bicyclists and pedestrians, assisting stranded motorists, and other important projects that addresses transportation needs in the community.
SCCRTC Main Page
SCCRTC Joint Powers Authority Information
Current and Proposed Projects
Highway 1 Corridor Investment Program
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC), alongside CalTrans, has been focused on investing in Highway 1 between Santa Cruz and Aptos in order to reduce traffic. The proposed project would add auxiliary lanes, three bike and pedestrian bridges, ramp metering, upgraded interchanges, and a Carpool/HOV lane.
Highway 1 Corridor Investment Program Information
Highway 1 Corridor Investment Program Fact Sheet
Highway 17 Access Management Plan
What is the County Regional Transportation Commission?
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission carries out various transportation responsibilities across Santa Cruz county and its respective cities. The Commission is comprised of all of the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, a representative from each of the four cities' city council, and three members appointed by the Santa Cruz Metropolitan transit District. This group provides funding and planning for improvements on current transportation infrastructure and advocates the use of alternative transportation methods.