Welcome to PCTPA

Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) is the forum for making decisions about the regional transportation system in Placer County. The decisions made are reflected in PCTPA’s planning and programming of the area’s state and federal transportation funds. In developing and adopting plans and strategies, we not only make the best use of these funds, but also fulfill the requirements of our state designation as the Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) for Placer County.  Read More »

From the PCTPA Blog

  • Message from Executive Director Mike Luken

    It was an exceptionally wet winter, and we appreciate the efforts of Caltrans District 3 and Placer County to keep our mountain roads plowed during and after the large winter snowstorms. While summer is close at hand, at the PCTPA we are looking much farther into the future. Planning, designing and constructing transportation projects as well as securing funding takes years, so we start with identifying needs, both immediate and anticipated. If we don’t thinkRead More »
  • Sierra College Improvements on the Horizon to Ease Congestion on Rocklin Road

      Tired of the traffic back-up on Rocklin Road? Sierra College, the City of Rocklin and PCTPA are working together to address congestion near the campus at the beginning and end of school days. The Sierra College Facilities Master Plan, which is updated periodically to ensure the college addresses anticipated growth, calls for a five-story parking structure on the north end of campus that would accommodate 1,500 vehicles. The passage of Measure E in June 2018Read More »
  • Highway 49 Sidewalk Gap Closure Project

    Some long-desired sidewalk improvements along Highway 49 in Auburn will become reality in the near future. As part of the overall effort to close the gaps in sidewalks along Highway 49 between Interstate 80 and Dry Creek Road, PCTPA staff applied for an Active Transportation Program grant. Although the grant process is extremely competitive, the California Transportation Commission approved a grant for the multi-million dollar project in late January. Construction is expected to start inRead More »
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My Rides Program
Helping seniors, families, and rural areas stay connected with transportation services.
Alternative Transportation

PCTPA provides incentives and information to commuters who use alternative transportation.

Public Transit Services
Public transit and Dial-a-Ride service information for Placer County operators.
Rail Services
PCTPA is a member of the Capitol Corridor JPA and works on rail planning efforts.
Airport Land Use

The ALUC reviews compatibility between airports and future land use projects within their vicinity.

Freeway Service Patrol

FSP operators make quick repairs to disabled vehicles, or tow them to a safe zone nearby.

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