Celia McAdam

Tom Cosgrove memorialized with freeway sign

Friends, family and co-workers of Tom Cosgrove gathered Friday in a dusty, unfinished park to pay tribute to the man and the highway bypass he worked so hard to see built. Cosgrov ...

Leaving a Legacy

Tom Cosgrove’s role in making the Lincoln Bypass a reality cannot be underestimated.  In transportation, you don't build a $325 million project in a rural county wit ...

Transportation tax approved for ballot

Placer County’s highways and byways will be in the hands of voters come November. The Placer County Board of Supervisors July 12 unanimously approved placing a half-cent sal ...

Lincoln Council approves transportation spending plan

Celia McAdam, the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) executive director, visited Lincoln Tuesday night as part of a whirlwind tour of the county. McAdam is sprea ...

County transportation panel to consider funding measure

Lincoln City Councilman Stan Nader said last week he would support a proposed half-cent sales tax increase to fund transportation improvements in Placer County. Nader, a Placer Co ...

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 ...

Placer supes, staff jetting to D.C. for annual federal lobbying trip

Two Placer County supervisors and three top staffers are making a pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., to huddle with Capitol officials next week on current and future federal funding a ...

A penny saved today prevents traffic congestion tomorrow

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) is responsible for ensuring that local roadways and transportation systems meet the needs of residents and businesses. In ...

Developer fees increase

New developments outside Lincoln’s current city limits will be subjected to a fee of approximately $5,500 to build Placer Parkway, a road that will connect Highway 65 to Highway ...

Bypass back on

Thanks to the state Legislature finally passing a budget Thursday, the Highway 65 bypass is back on, according to governmental officials. “There will be no need to stop the bypa ...