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Making Transportation More Equitable

Transportation equity means making sure all the different groups that make up a community have equal levels of access to affordable and reliable transportation options. With particular focus on groups that are traditionally underserved and affected by persistent poverty or inequality, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is addressing transportation equity by identifying the needs, concerns, and vulnerabilities of all of Tahoe's residents and visitors.
Above: One of the transportation barriers analyzed by the equity study

You can now explore the Lake Tahoe Transportation Equity Study through interactive maps and information online. The maps bring clarity to transportation barriers for disadvantaged communities, including lack of access to fresh food, healthcare, and recreation.

Learn more about the study, dive into some initial analyses, and take the survey on the project website.

Help inform the study and final recommendations to make transportation at Tahoe equitable for all. Take the survey now through October 1.
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How Can Public Tranist Meet Your Mobility Needs?

TRPA is also seeking feedback from transit users on what services may be missing from Tahoe’s transit systems. The agency is performing an annual survey in October under the California Transportation Development Act to identify any unmet transit needs and ensure that funds from the act continue to help improve transit in the Lake Tahoe Region.

Please join us during one of the below times to share your comments or take our online survey linked below:

Tahoe City Public Workshop: October 6, 10-11 a.m.
  • Tahoe City Public Utility District (221 Fairway Drive – Board Room
Tahoe City Pop-up: October 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Tahoe City Transit Center (180 W Lake Blvd)
South Lake Tahoe Pop-ups: October 5, 11, & 12
  • Stateline Transit Center (4114 Lake Tahoe Blvd): October 5, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
  • Lake Tahoe Community College (1 College Dr): October 11, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • South Y Transit Center (1000 Emerald Bay Rd): October 12, 8 a.m.-10 a.m.
You may also submit comments or questions to:
Rachael Shaw, Assistant Transportation Planner
rshaw@trpa.gov, (775)589-5267
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
P.O. Box 5310
Stateline, NV 89449
 
English Survey
Encuesta Español
Lake Tahoe’s proximity to major metropolitan areas in Northern California and Nevada make it a natural outdoor playground for the growing millions of people looking for unparalleled summer and winter recreation opportunities.
 
Transportation partners in the Tahoe Region have developed a regional vision for Tahoe’s transportation system, but major transit and infrastructure investments are needed to improve safety and address unsustainable peak congestion for residents and visitors. The Lake Tahoe Transportation Action Plan represents the region’s approach to funding and implementing the projects needed to create a world-class transportation system at Tahoe.  
Explore the Action Plan

Wahoe Tahoe County Transportation Plan

Image: Luxuri Media
Washoe County has initiated a transportation study for the Incline Village and Crystal Bay areas in Nevada in coordination with partner agencies. The purpose of the study is to partner with the community about transportation safety and mobility for all types of transportation. Washoe County is seeking community input at an in-person public meeting on November 16, 2022, 4:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Parasol Room at 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV 89451. Check out the project website for more information about the transportation plan.

Microtransit Expands to South Shore

Image: Lake Link
In July, transportation and tourism partners on the South Shore launched Lake Link, a free, on-demand microtransit service that covers a central service area on both sides of the state line. The free, app-based rideshare service is adding to destination stewardship and transportation improvements in the region, including the popular TART Connect microtransit service available across the North Shore. 

If you haven't yet, you must try it!

Tahoe Lake Link | Información en Español
Electric vehicle charging stations are now available at TRPA! Juice up your electric vehicle at TRPA with our brand-new level 2 charging stations. Four total J-1772 plugs are available for public use at a reasonable rate. More details available are here.
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