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Getting Serious About Transportation

By Joanne S. Marchetta Lake Tahoe’s transportation system and roadways need a transformation. On peak days, the region faces metropolitan-scale problems on narrow mountain roads and, unlike metro areas, Tahoe can’t simply grow its way to a solution with bigger...

New Website Ups Customer Service, Answers Increased Demand

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has upgraded its website to improve access to documents, environmental resources, and permit information and to answer the demands of an increasingly online and virtual public, the agency said today. The...

Restoration Act Priorities Listed for 2022

The Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2016 authorized up to $415 million over 7 years for the Environmental Improvement Program (EIP) - one of the nation's most comprehensive public/private restoration partnerships. The Act requires that TRPA and our partners maintain a...

2020 Annual Report Available

Despite the pandemic and substantial pressure on Lake Tahoe's environment and communities in 2020, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency made significant progress on the strategic initiatives set by the Governing Board. Click here to view the 2020 Annual Report.

Final Transportation Plan Released

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has released the final draft of the Lake Tahoe Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). There is broad consensus that the Tahoe Region needs a transportation transformation to meet growing travel demand, better...

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Getting Serious About Transportation

By Joanne S. Marchetta Lake Tahoe’s transportation system and roadways need a transformation. On peak days, the region faces metropolitan-scale problems on narrow mountain roads and, unlike metro areas, Tahoe can’t simply grow its way to a solution with bigger...

Improving Housing and Transportation for a Sustainable Lake Tahoe

By Joanne S. Marchetta In the blur of mixed pandemic news, it can be hard to see that we are making progress and will assuredly come out the other side of this world-altering hardship. Since the first COVID closure and the compounding reports of virus spread almost a...

Positive Momentum through Relationships for Lake Tahoe

By Mark Bruce Like many residents and visitors of Lake Tahoe, I have had the good fortune of running, hiking, swimming, skiing, dining, lodging and otherwise living in and around Lake Tahoe nearly all of my life. Tahoe has played a vital role in the development of my...

Finding Bright Spots on the Horizon

By Joanne S. Marchetta We are ready for some glad tidings this holiday season. While we look forward to the spirit of generosity and warmth the season brings, many are also hoping the New Year will deliver a meaningful reset. Propelling ourselves forward and out of...

Lake Tahoe’s Champions Built a Foundation of Trust

By Joanne S. Marchetta For more than half a century, collaboration and partnership have been the bedrock of Lake Tahoe’s preservation. I speak often of the epic collaboration needed to restore our environment and lift up our communities. The creation of the Tahoe...

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