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Great Redwood Trail Agency (GRTA) Board


Great Redwood Trail Agency (GRTA) Board
Hiedy Torres

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The Great Redwood Trail Agency (GRTA) is a local agency established by the Great Redwood Trail Agency Act, Government Code § 93000 et seq., to develop and manage the Great Redwood Trail and discharge the duties of a rail common carrier before the Surface Transportation Board. The GRTA replaced the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) in 2021. The GRTA’s service area is the former NCRA rail corridor in Mendocino, Trinity, and Humboldt Counties. The rail corridor in Sonoma and Marin Counties was transferred to Sonoma – Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART), who will be responsible for rail-with-trail development for the Southern Segment of the Great Redwood Trail.

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Must reside in Marin County.

Term Length

2 years

Number of Members

Eight members - two appointed by the Marin County Board of Supervisors

Reimbursements For Expenses/Per Diem

Time and Day of Meetings

Call the NCRA at (707) 463-3280 for information regarding meetings.

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 329, Administration Building, Marin Civic Center (415-473-7331), or access the Application (opens new window) online.

Members of this Board

View the Bylaws

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