Placer County Transportation Planning Agency

Transportation Poll: Placer County sales-tax hike vote would fall short

Placer County voters can’t drive 66.66. That’s the two-thirds vote the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency would need to capture at the ballot box to put it o ...

Placer County roads ready for half-cent sales tax funding infusion?

A laser focus on developing financial resources for 30 years of transportation infrastructure projects will yield some estimates on public support at today’s Placer County Tr ...

Public nearly no show for Auburn budget session

If you were looking for the perfect opportunity to raise issue with the way city funds are handled, you may have missed the boat. The “boat” was a very poorly attended ...

North Auburn school move concerns city leaders

The relocation of a child care center into a regulated municipal airport zone is getting pushback from Auburn officials, who have concerns about safety and incremental encroachment ...

Placer bike program promotes healthy commute

If driving to work each day isn’t as exciting as it used to be for you, a county-wide bicycle buying program may hold the alternative you’ve been looking for. The Buck ...

Gas prices low, but at what cost?

Motorists may be enjoying the low gas prices, but a sustained price drop at the pumps could wreak havoc on California’s struggling infrastructure. For the state’s alre ...

Bus route to Auburn give new link to services

The journey from Downtown Auburn to social services near the airport can be dangerous on foot or bicycle, but a cooperative effort between the city and county will soon make it as ...

Placer County faces bleak transportation funding future

Dwindling state and federal funding sources are leaving many counties in a lurch when it comes to keeping up with their region transportation needs. In Placer County, like many ot ...

Proposed K-8 raises city objections

Until recently, a proposed charter school was raising City Council members’ concerns about the future of the Auburn Municipal Airport. The John Adams Academy, a kindergarten ...

Businesses lobby to put airport on bus route

Several local businesses lobbied the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency on Wednesday in an effort to persuade the city and county to change the Placer County Transit bus ...

Placer’s regional transportation strategy to be discussed

With financial resources for new projects apparently exhausted, Placer County’s transportation planning body will be looking Wednesday at what residents’ priorities are ...

Second Auburn rail round-trip loses steam

  Auburn’s chances of having another round-trip between the city and Sacramento added to the Capitol Corridor rail system have suffered a major blow. The Placer County ...

Another View: Enough red tape to stripe California’s highways

No one understands the needs of Placer County residents better than the people who live here. We love our community and are always looking for things we can do to make it even bet ...

I-80 expansion lanes open

The third and final phase of the Interstate 80 expansion project is nearly complete, which should end the infamous Roseville bottleneck for good, officials say. All lanes opened ...

Auburn to see second passenger train?

Local agencies are hoping to enhance one of Auburn’s commuting options. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency along with the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority a ...