Pro-train rally in Aptos
Author: observing from afar
Date: 06-06-2021 - 14:48

Sorry, this story is over a month old. It says a transit study for rail actually extends to Davenport? I guess the rail advocates are not just us railfans.

Rail and trail advocates rally in Aptos Village

April 29, 2021

Demonstration meant to promote message of persistence to the cause

APTOS — Wednesday morning, members of Friends of the Rail and Trail rallied along the rail corridor in Aptos Village to send a message that despite the tied 6-6 vote at the last Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission meeting, their advocacy isn’t going anywhere.

On April 1, RTC continued an agenda item around the business plan for electric passenger rail that would span more than 30 miles from Davenport to Pajaro. This decision was made despite the commission’s 9-3 vote in February to accept electric passenger rail as its “locally preferred alternative.” ...


(continue here): [www.santacruzsentinel.com]

One of the signs says, "Visitors without vehicles." I guess they propose a park-and-ride lot outside town? Seems like big city amenities for a small village.

https://www.santacruzsentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/STC-L-FORT-0429-1.jpg?w=1080



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Pro-train rally in Aptos observing from afar 06-06-2021 - 14:48
  Re: Pro-train rally in Aptos BNSF1995 06-06-2021 - 16:36
  Visitors without vehicles Commenter 06-06-2021 - 17:15
  Re: Visitors without vehicles Elmer 06-06-2021 - 18:03
  "members of Friends of the Rail and Trail rallied" Yawn. 06-06-2021 - 19:00


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