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RTP 2044

Notice of Availability

2044 Placer County Regional Transportation Plan


PCTPA is currently soliciting comments on our draft 2044 Regional Transportation Plan. You can view the draft document here. Comments must be received by May 30, 2024 either via email to or via U.S. mail at 2260 Douglas Blvd, Suite 130; Roseville, CA 95661. 

The RTP can also be viewed at the following in-person locations: 

  • Placer County Library: 350 Nevada St, Auburn
  • Colfax Branch Library: 10 W. Church St, Colfax
  • Granite Bay Branch Library: 6475 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay
  • Lincoln Public Library: 485 Twelve Bridges Dr, Lincoln
  • Loomis Library & Community Learning Center: 6050 Library Dr, Loomis
  • Rocklin Branch Library: 4890 Granite Drive, Rocklin
  • Roseville Martha Riley Community Library: 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd, Roseville
  • PCTPA's Offices: 2260 Douglas Blvd, Suite 130, Roseville


Project Location

The proposed project includes all of Placer County that is under the jurisdiction of the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA), which excludes the area within the Lake Tahoe basin.

Project Description

The proposed project is the adoption/implementation of the 2044 Placer County Regional Transportation Plan (2044 RTP). The 2044 RTP has been prepared to fulfill the state requirements of AB 402 (Government Code Title 7, Chapter 2.5, Sections 65080-65082) using specific guidance from the California Transportation Commission Regional Transportation Plan Guidelines. The RTP is a twenty-year, comprehensive, and multi-modal plan for highways, local streets and roads, transit, bicycle, aviation, rail, and goods movement. PCTPA is required to adopt and submit an updated RTP to the California Transportation Commission (CTC) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) every five years, with the last RTP (known as the 2040 RTP) being adopted in December 2019. The secondary purpose of the RTP is to serve as a foundation for the development of the shorter “action” plans called the Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP), which satisfies California transportation planning requirements, and the federal counterpart referred to as the Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) for all transportation projects that contain federal transportation dollars or require federal approval. The 2044 RTP is a minor update of the previously adopted 2040 RTP, accounting for slight project cost, delivery schedule, and scope adjustments made since December 2019, without adding non-exempt projects or substantially altering the 2040 RTP’s original transportation project list. This update is being done to ensure that PCTPA’s RTP complements SACOG’s 2023 Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy (2023 MTP/SCS), adopted in November 2023, and remains compliant with state guidance.

Significant Environmental Effects

The 2044 RTP does not make any substantive changes to the transportation investment strategies, programs, and/or projects contained in the 2040 RTP that was adopted along with its subsequently certified Environmental Impact Report (EIR) by the PCTPA Board of Directors in December 2019. Because of this, the 2044 RTP relies upon the 2040 RTP’s certified EIR findings and mitigation measures for implementation, and no new EIR has been prepared.  The 2040 RTP’s certified EIR identified the following environmental issue areas as having significant and unavoidable environmental impacts from the project: Agricultural and Forestry Resources, Greenhouse Gas Emissions/Climate Change/Energy, and Cumulative Impacts from these two topics. All other environmental issues were determined to have no impact, less than significant impacts, or less than significant impacts with mitigation measures incorporated into the project.  

Public Review Period

A 45-day public review period for the Draft 2044 RTP will start on April 15, 2024, and end on May 30, 2024. Any written comments for the Draft 2044 RTP must be received within the public review period at PCTPA’s office located at 2260 Douglas Blvd., Suite 130, Roseville CA, 95661. A public hearing will be held at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, during the PCTPA Board of Directors meeting at the Placer County Board of Supervisors Chamber located at 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603. Copies of the Draft 2044 RTP are available online at, at PCTPA’s office location provided, above, and at the following libraries: Placer County Library in Auburn; Colfax Library in Colfax; Granite Bay Branch Library in Granite Bay; Lincoln Public Library in Lincoln; Loomis Library & Community Learning Center in Loomis; Rocklin Branch Library in Rocklin; and the Martha Riley Community Library in Roseville. If we do not receive a response from your agency or organization, we will presume that your agency or organization has no response to make. For more information, contact Mike Costa, Principal Transportation Planner, at 530-823-4029, or via e-mail at