TRPA is uniquely positioned at Lake Tahoe to make significant environmental improvements with good land use planning. We work in cooperative partnership with other organizations, agencies, and many private property owners to implement programs that implement the Regional Plan by attaining environmental thresholds.

Environmental Improvement Program

An unparalleled partnership working to accelerate the attainment of Lake Tahoe’s environmental threshold stan­dards through implementation of the Regional Plan

Climate Change and Sustainability

A regional framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of climate change in the Lake Tahoe Basin


Leading the region’s efforts to create a safe, efficient, and balanced transportation system that protects our lake and environment

Sustainable Recreation

Provide high-quality outdoor recreation experiences, while preserving and restoring the outstanding natural and cultural resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin


Implement the most effective set of strategies to create housing that is affordable to local residents