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2023 Regional Grant Program Call For Projects

 
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is calling for transformative transportation projects for the 2023 Regional Grant Program (RGP). An estimated $14.9 million in grant funds are available for federal fiscal years 2023-24 through 2026-27.
 
The RGP supports the implementation of regional and local transportation priorities identified in the 2020 Regional Transportation Plan that reduce vehicle miles traveled. The focus of the program is to create additional transportation options and an enhanced transportation system to provide safe, multi-modal improvements that provide social and environmental benefits. The RGP will prioritize projects that benefit transportation disadvantaged and historically marginalized communities.

This RGP now includes the Carbon Reduction Program through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. These new funds are focused on reducing carbon emissions and reaching the region’s target of net-zero emissions by 2045.
 
The grant program is administered by TRPA in its role as the region's metropolitan planning organization. Project sponsors are invited to submit applications for transportation projects and programs in the Tahoe Region by Monday, December 12, 2022.

 
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Washoe County Tahoe Transportation Plan
Public Meeting

Washoe County wants to hear about your ideas for improving transportation!

Washoe County is developing a transportation plan for Incline Village and Crystal Bay. The purpose of the study is to identify transportation needs and the solutions that will improve safety and mobility for walking, biking, transit, and driving. Washoe County will collaborate with partner agencies on short-range and longer-term improvements.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Presentation begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by small group discussions
Doors open at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Parasol Room, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, 89451
In-person only.

Washoe County wants to hear about your ideas for improving transportation!
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Winter Travel Tips

Did you know over 25 miles of bike paths are plowed around Lake Tahoe all winter long?

Walk, bike, or take transit to save time and money this winter.

Explore Winter Travel Options Now

Truckee Celebrates a Successful Microtransit Expansion

This summer, the Town of Truckee launched its first microtransit pilot program from June 25 to September 5.

The Pilot Program exceeded expectations, carrying approximately 20,000 passengers in the ten and a half weeks of service. TART Connect, on the North Shore, increased ridership by over 130%!   

Given this success, the Town Council and partners at Visit Truckee-Tahoe, Tahoe Donner Association, Glenshire/Devonshire Residents Association, Tahoe Forest Hospital, and Truckee Tahoe Airport District all expressed their support to launch a winter pilot. The Truckee Town Council listened to the support and approved the pilot at its October 11 meeting.

The service will continue to be free to the user, with a longer season and expanded hours of operation starting at 8:00 a.m. and running until 10:00 p.m.  

The following areas will be served during the pilot period of December 15, 2022, through April 2, 2023:
  • Tahoe Donner
  • Glenshire Neighborhood
  • Tahoe Forest Hospital
  • Donner Pass Road/Gateway
  • Brockway Road/Soaring Way/Airport
  • West River – NEW!
  • Alder Creek Middle School – NEW! 
Surveys show that riders have been pleased with the service, reporting a 4.9/5 average trip rating, with 90% of passengers being picked in 15 minutes or less. Surveys also showed that 90% of Summer Pilot riders were residents, with 70% having never used traditional transit in the Town. Representatives of the pilot service say they are excited to continue their success with TART Connect by serving the mobility needs of both residents and visitors.


 
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