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

  • More jobs, more cars on the road

    More jobs, more cars on the road

    The North State Building Industry Association recently launched a “5kin5 Initiative,” a regional jobs campaign to bring 5,000 workers into the greater Sacramento region homebuilding Read More...Read More »
  • Explained: Traffic on Baseline Road

    Explained: Traffic on Baseline Road

    Have you ever driven on Baseline Road west of Roseville?  If you have, you probably know all about the traffic congestion that takes place on Read More...Read More »
  • Capitol Corridor Third Track

    Capitol Corridor Third Track

    For more than 25 years PCTPA has supported increasing access to the Placer region along the Capitol Corridor passenger rail line, which runs from Auburn through Sacramento to the Bay Area from the one round trip daily we currently have. This latest effort, known as the Third Track Project, began in 2012 with PCTPA as one of the planning partners in a group that also included CCJPA and the City of Roseville. The group negotiated with the owner of the tracks, Union Pacific Railroad, to allow additional Capitol Corridor trains to travel from Placer County to Sacramento. They also requested …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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