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

  • Meet the riders of the Captiol Corridor!

    Meet the Riders is a video series launched by PCTPA in coordination with the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority. Each video will feature an individual or couple that live and work in Placer County and enjoy traveling on the Capitol Corridor trains. Capitol Corridor provides an alternate mode of transportation and a convenient way to travel for residents in the Placer region. Riders on the Capitol Corridor have an opportunity to browse the internet, work,Read More »
  • PCTPA Board Perspective: John Allard

      Roseville Mayor John Allard has a passion for public service that surfaced soon after he graduated from Sacramento State in 1981. The Turlock native took the opportunity to work on a state-wide campaign for the Lieutenant Governor, which kick-started his interest in politics that has remained strong ever since. In 2003, Mayor Allard was chosen to serve on the Roseville City Council and was reelected in 2008. When term limits ended his service inRead More »
  • Message from Executive Director Mike Luken

      We appreciate the opportunity to keep you informed about important local transportation topics in the Placer region. At PCTPA, we are constantly looking for ways to enhance safety and improve travel experiences for community members, residents and visitors who travel through Placer County. One of the ways we are working to improve travel experience and reduce congestion in our region is through the Placer Sacramento Gateway Plan. In partnership with Sacramento Area Council ofRead More »
...more from the PCTPA Blog
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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