Transportation Improvement Plan Funds Neighborhood Projects

Transportation Improvement Plan Funds Neighborhood Projects

Learn more about Measure D, the Transportation Improvement Plan which provides funding for transportation projects.

View the “State of the City” Video

View the State of the City Video

If you missed the First "State of the City" Address, you can view the video.

Wings Over Watsonville

Wings Over Watsonville

"Wings Over Watsonville" returns in 2016 so mark your calendars!

However You Move – Get there Safer and Faster – SCCRTC

However You Move - Get there Safer and Faster - SCCRTC

Read the Fact Sheet on the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission's 2016 Transportation Improvement Plan (TRIP).

Work Continues on the First Adaptive Traffic Control System

Work Continues on the First Adaptive Traffic Control System

Work continues along Freedom Blvd. for the installation of the City's first adaptive traffic control systems. Read more to learn all the details of this project.

American Diesel Breaks Ground at Municipal Airport

American Diesel Breaks Ground at Municipal Airport

American Diesel breaks ground at Municipal Airport!

PG&E Pipeline Safety Initiative Update

PG&E Pipeline Safety Initiative Update

PG&E's safety work is scheduled to begin in Watsonville the week of July 25 and is anticipated to take approximately two months to complete. Read more for all the details.

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Parks & Community Services

Population: 52,891

Watsonville, California –

A Community of Growing Opportunities

Watsonville is a California Central Coast community full of growing opportunities for individuals, families and growing businesses.

Watsonville, California is known all over the world for its long and rich heritage as a center for agriculture – especially berries. What many may not know is that Watsonville is a proving ground for entrepreneurs and businesses from all types of industries and emerging technologies. Its central location, nestled between the Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz mountains, offers growing companies quick and easy highway access, while avoiding daily traffic snarls. Watsonville’s location is topped only by its ideal climate and the rustic, small town charm of a close-knit rural community.  The Watsonville Area offers beaches, mountains, wine, food, activities and more!

Watsonville is located 95 miles south of San Francisco at the southern end of Santa Cruz County, covers 6.6 square miles, and has a population of 52,087 (January 2015).   It is a quick 30 minute drive to Monterey and less than an hour from the beautiful Big Sur coastline.  Silicon Valley is less than 45 minutes away from our charming town.