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

  • How to survive holiday travel: A few helpful hints from PCTPA

    The holidays are here, and there is no doubt that many will soon be braving holiday traffic to visit shopping centers and winter recreation in Placer County. While everyone expects to be stuck in some traffic near shopping destinations this time of year, providing a smooth functioning transportation system that gets goods and people where they want to go is our focus at PCTPA, and we’re here to offer you some helpful tips! Want to avoid the Read More...Read More »
  • Project Update: Interstate 80 Auxiliary Lanes

    The Interstate 80 Auxiliary Lanes Project includes adding an auxiliary lane on eastbound I-80 and a fifth lane on westbound I-80. The first location is eastbound from Highway 65 to Rocklin Road. The second location is westbound from Douglas Boulevard to Riverside Avenue. (See Figure 1, 2 and 3) Now you might be asking yourself, what is an auxiliary lane and why do we need this on Interstate 80?  Well, an auxiliary lane is a lane Read More...Read More »
  • PCTPA Board Perspective: PCTPA Board Member and City of Rocklin Mayor Ken Broadway

    PCTPA Board Member and City of Rocklin Mayor Ken Broadway has lived in the Rocklin area for more than 20 years. After being elected to Rocklin City Council in November 2016, he is serving his first term as Mayor. “It is critical that we keep people and goods moving throughout Placer County. Improvements to our highways and roads support our local economy and contribute to the region’s upward trend in job growth and business development,” says Read More...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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