California Department of Transportation

Regional Transportation Plan Liaison Branch

2016 RTP Guidelines Update

The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Guidelines are undergoing an update process that is scheduled to occur from July through December 2016.  The California Transportation Commission (CTC) anticipates consideration of the Final RTP Guidelines later this calendar year.  Below is a detailed timeline for the update process. 


The RTP Guidelines are being updated in tandem with the development of the California Transportation Plan Guidelines.  Click here for information about the CTP Guidelines process.


Interested RTP Workgroup participants whom would like to partake in the RTP Guidelines update process should submit an email to: RTP.Guidelines.Update@dot.ca.gov.

RTP Workgroups met during the months of July and August.  Initial workgroup meetings were held on July 13-14 in Sacramento and on August 11th in Los Angeles. Workgroups will meet again in October-November for further resolution of any comments/revisions for the RTP Guidelines.  Meeting details for these workgroups are provided in the timeline below.

 

Draft 2016 RTP Guidelines

Final Draft 2016 MPO RTP Guidelines

Final Draft 2016 RTPA RTP Guidelines

 

September Draft 2016 MPO RTP Guidelines

July Draft 2016 MPO RTP Guidelines

September Draft 2016 RTPA RTP Guidelines

July Draft 2016 RTPA RTP Guidelines


Estimated 2016 RTP Guidelines Update Timeline

  • June 30 – RTP/CTP Guidelines Kickoff Meeting in Sacramento (Click here for more information)
  • July 6 – Release the 1st draft of the MPO RTP Guidelines for public review until August 5

  • July 13-14 – Workgroups meetings
  • July 18 – Release 1st draft of the RTPA RTP Guidelines for public review until August 19
  • August 11 – Workgroup Meeting
  • September 21 – Release the 2nd draft of the MPO RTP Guidelines for public review until October 14
  • September 29 – Release the 2nd draft of the RTPA RTP Guidelines for public review until October 14
  • October/November – Workgroup Meetings

  • November – Caltrans finalizes RTP Guidelines
  • December or January – CTC considers final 2016 RTP Guidelines for adoption


RTP Guidelines & Handbook


RTP Products & Reports


Draft RTP and EIR Circulation Contacts

Draft RTP Review Circulation Contacts:

Division of Aeronautics, Attn: Ron Bolyard, Office of Aviation Planning

Division of Transportation Planning

Draft Environmental Document Circulation Contacts:

  • Division of Transportation Planning
  • Division of Environmental Analysis, Attn: Gina Moran, Office of Environmental Management
  • High Speed Rail Authority, Attn: John Mason


Staff Contacts