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

  • Off to Work She Goes! Join Lauren in her Daily Commute from Auburn to Downtown Sacramento

    Long commute to work? Have you thought of taking the train? The Capitol Corridor provides a stress-free and scenic commute. No traffic, no parking, no Read More...Read More »
  • Do you ride public transit in Western Placer County? Do you want to?  PCTPA wants to hear from you!

    Do you ride public transit in Western Placer County? Do you want to? PCTPA wants to hear from you! January 19, 2018 A short range transit plan update is currently being conducted for each of the transit operators in Western Placer County so as to improve public transit in the region. The SRTP will look at countywide demographics, analyze demand for transit services, and present a series of goals, objectives and performance standards for future transit needs in Placer County. PCTPA assists public transit operators in updating their short-range transit plans every five to seven years to reflect changes in …Read More »
  • Phase 1 of Interstate 80 / Highway 65 Interchange Improvements: Now Under Construction!

    “We have reached a major milestone to reconfigure the Highway 65 interchange at Interstate 80, which currently is our region’s most challenging bottleneck,” says Celia McAdam, Executive Director of Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA).  “This first phase will improve safety and reduce traffic delays on I-80..” PCTPA, in partnership with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the South Placer Regional Transportation Authority, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Placer County, and the cities of Roseville, Rocklin, and Lincoln kicked off Phase 1 of the Interstate 80 / Highway 65 Interchange Improvements Project with a groundbreaking celebration. More than 75 people attended …Read 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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