Tag Archives: paths

Bicycle, pedestrian trail to link Santa Cruz, Monterey counties

Ramona Turner is on vacation this week but Street Smarts is not. This week’s blog will feature guest articles on the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network, Watsonville’s teens using transportation safety improvements as a means to improve the health … Continue reading

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RTC releases updated bikeways map

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission has released its new, updated bikeways map. The full color map features bicycle lanes, paths and alternate routes within Santa Cruz County.  It also shows detailed insets of the communities of San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, … Continue reading

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Why the Coastal Commission is holding the cards over Arana

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Why does the Coastal Commission believe it has jurisdiction (over the Arana Gulch Master Plan)? The proposed path is more than the statutory distance of 100 feet from the ocean or one of its lagoons? Gene … Continue reading

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Arana Gulch project on hold, city regroups

The Arana Gulch Master Plan is on hold, but it may not dead. On Thursday, the California Coastal Commission agreed to grant the city of Santa Cruz a continuance in order to give it time to research alternatives to the … Continue reading

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San Lorenzo River Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge Opening ceremony at 4 p.m. today

Dear Street Smarts, Q Thanks for the good reports. What is the status of the new pedestrian bridge just below Mission Street at the river (in Santa Cruz)?  It looks done but both ends are fenced off. Thanks, S J … Continue reading

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