Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan Update

What is the Placer County Airport Land Use Commission? One of the Placer County Transportation Agency’s (PCTPA) important responsibilities is to serve as the Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) for Placer County. The ALUC is the body designated by State law to produce Airport Land Use Compatibility Plans in accordance with statutory guidance through a Read More…

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 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 Read 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 Read More…

Message from Executive Director Mike Luken

  Welcome to the summer edition of the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency newsletter. We appreciate the opportunity to keep you informed about important local transportation topics in the Placer region. At PCTPA, we realize better than anyone that traffic jams are much more than just an inconvenience. They can be a matter of life and 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 Read 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 Read More…

Highway 49 Sidewalk Gap Closure Project

Some long-desired sidewalk improvements along Highway 49 in Auburn will become reality in the near future. As part of the overall effort to close the gaps in sidewalks along Highway 49 between Interstate 80 and Dry Creek Road, PCTPA staff applied for an Active Transportation Program grant. Although the grant process is extremely competitive, the Read More…