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

  • You’re invited to the Colfax Roundabout Groundbreaking on July 3!

    Join PCTPA, Caltrans, and the City of Colfax as we celebrate the groundbreaking for the City of Colfax roundabout on Wednesday, July 3 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. and will take place in the vacant lot north of McDonald’s at 501 S. Auburn Street. RSVP: http://bit.ly/colfaxroundabout Parking will be available at the Mountain Village or McDonald’s. Questions? Contact tcoover@aimconsultingco.com  Read More »
  • Placer Parkway Project Update

    Almost every motorist in the Placer region has been stuck on traffic back-up on Highway 65, but as PCTPA continues to find ways to reduce this traffic, you’ll start spending less time in traffic and more time at work, shopping or enjoying all that the Placer region has to offer. One of the ways PCTPA is hoping to reduce traffic congestion on Highway 65 is by working with regional partners and developers to construct theRead More »
  • 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 »
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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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