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Project Overview

Santa Cruz County is developing a comprehensive Local Road Safety Plan (LRSP). An LRSP provides a framework for identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing roadway safety improvements on local county-maintained roads. This plan will enable the County to enhance traffic safety for all modes of transportation and for all ages and abilities.


The goal is to develop a successful LRSP by analyzing historic collision databases and creating a decision-making process that relies on public outreach and a partnership with stakeholders using the five "E's" of traffic safety: Engineering, Enforcement, Education, Equity and Emergency Medical Services.


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Project Area

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Report Concerns
Report your Road Safety Concerns
Report Your
Area of Concern

Your input is essential for the success of the County's Local Road Safety Plan. Click the button below to provide us with your concerns regarding traffic and safety on County maintained roads. 

Sample comments -

  • This roadway segment is unsafe for walking and biking.

  • Cars don't stop at this stop-controlled intersection.

  • Speeding on this roadway segment.

This questionnaire is no longer accepting responses. Please use the 'Feedback Form' to submit your road safety concern.


For further updates, check Project Updates section.

Collision History

The map below shows collisions that occurred in unincorporated Santa Cruz County from January 2018 to December 2022. 


  • Navigate the map to find collision hot spots.

  • Use mouse wheel or provided buttons to zoom in and out.

  • Pan by selecting the map or using your device's touch screen.

  • Collisions are color-coded to correspond to collision severity.

  • Click the interactive legend button in the top right corner to view the map legend which shows the color for each collision severity.

  • Select each collision for more details.

  • Coding for each field can be found in this PDF.


For any comments or suggestions, please Provide Feedback

Collision History
Project Updates

10/16/2023: The Santa Cruz County LRSP virtual stakeholder meeting was conducted on Sept 26, 2023. The meeting presentation material can be found here. Watch the LRSP Stakeholder meeting recording below.


08/01/2023: View the Collision History section for collisions of all severity that occurred in the County from 2018 to 2022. We are constantly updating the interactive map as the project moves forward. 

08/01/2023: Downloadable materials, plans, and reports will be uploaded here when they are available.

Project Updates
Provide Feedback

Let us know if you have any comments or suggestions about the project by filling the feedback form below. Please report concerns regarding traffic and safety on County maintained roads only. 

Thanks for submitting!

Provide Feedback


For inquiries, please contact:

Russell Chen 
Senior Civil Engineer

County of Santa Cruz

701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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