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

  • Mike’s Message: Winter 2020 Update

    Welcome to the winter edition of the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) newsletter. During these difficult times of shelter at home, impacts upon our local economy, and worries about our health, we appreciate the opportunity to keep you informed about local transportation topics within our community. This month’s newsletter focuses on our regional roadway system explaining a very important update to the County’s Transportation Demand Model.  This update takes the land use plan orRead More »
  • SPRTA Model & Regional Impact Fee Update

    The South Placer Regional Transportation Authority (SPRTA) Board of Directors is currently composed of four members from the Placer County Transportation District Board from Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville and Placer County. The SPRTA Board recently approved a contract with a traffic engineering firm, WSP, to update the travel demand forecasting model and Regional Transportation and Air Quality Mitigation Fee (Tier I and II) programs. Approximately 18 years ago, the SPRTA joint powers authority instituted a regionalRead More »
  • Freeway Service Patrol

    If your car breaks down on Interstate 80 or State Route 65 during morning or afternoon rush hours, who should you call? Your best friend? Your mom? Your mechanic? No. Wait for arrival of the Placer County Freeway Service Patrol. What is the Freeway Service Patrol? The Freeway Service Patrol is a special team of tow trucks operators trained, certified, and contracted by PCPTA to continuously patrol Interstate 80 and State Route 65 during rushRead 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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