Rail Trail Segments 10 and 11 EIR


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Rail Trail Segments 10 and 11 EIR
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Rail corridor
Document Description
The project is a 4.5-mile bicycle/pedestrian system along the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line, from 17th Avenue on the west to State Park Drive on the east. The purpose is to provide an accessible bicycle/pedestrian path for active transportation, recreation, and environmental and cultural education along the existing rail corridor, consistent with the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network Master Plan.

Contact Information

Rob Tidmore
Agency Name
County of Santa Cruz
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


City of Capitola
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
17th Avenue and State Park Drive
Total Acres
4.5 linear miles
Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Development Types
Recreational (bicycle/pedestrian trail)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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