Santa Cruz Rail Line Acquisition

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Santa Cruz Rail Line Acquisition
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Railroad Righ-of-way/Public Facility/Quasi Public Facility
Document Description
The proposed action is the acquisition of the Santa Cruz and Davenport Branch rail line right-of-way, which constitute 31.8 miles of track from Davenport to Watsonville Junction. The SCCRTC in proposing the acquisition as a means to preserve the rail corridor for future uses by the public at large.

Contact Information

Linda Wilshusen
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Capitola, Santa Cruz, Watsonville
Santa Cruz
State Highways
Watsonville Municipal
San Lorenzo River/Pajaro River
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Other (Propoerty Acquisition)
Local Actions
Property Acquisition
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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