Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency
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Governing or Corporate Structure
Napa County Transportation and Transit Agency is a Joint Power Authority made up of the County, Cities, and Town in Napa. Its governing board is made up of 2 members from each jurisdiction and a non-voting member of its Paratransit Coordinating Counsel.
Significant Historical Milestones
The Napa County Transportation & Planning Agency (NCTPA) was formed in 1998 as a joint effort by the cities of American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, the town of Yountville and the County of Napa. The NCTPA serves as the countywide transportation planning agency and congestion management agency (CMA) The CMA's goals, duties and composition facilitate local governments to tackle the increasingly complex problem of traffic congestion.
Assembly member Bill Dodd led the effort to pass Measure T, a half-cent sales tax for transportation.
2009: Express commuter service to BART. 2012: Significant restructure and expansion of fixed route service – December 2012 2012 Express commuter service to Sonoma 2013 Express commuter service to Fairfield/Suisun Train Depot 2012 - Soscol Gateway Transit Center opens: The brand new Soscol Gateway Transit Center opens in December 2012. 2013 – Restructured St. Helena Transit services creating on-demand service in lieu of fixed route 2013: Completion of 2013-2022 Short Range Transit Plan 2013- 2014: Jameson Canyon State Route 12 widening project. 2013- 2014: Ridership increasing system wide 20% over 2013 and up 58% since the introduction of major service changes in December 2012. Rides per hour and on-time performance also increased on all VINE routes. 2015 – Restructured American Canyon transit services creating on-demand service in lieu of fixed route
Public Transit and Commuter Rail Agencies
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Major Planned Investments
• New Maintenance Facility - $38.3 million • New Fueling Facility - $3.8 million • Rapid Transit /SR 29- $31 million