Member Agencies

CTOC includes the following member agencies:

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

  • Plans, constructs, operates and maintains the state’s transportation system consisting of more than 15,400 miles of road and over 12,000 bridges and other structures.  Caltrans owns 7 toll bridges and works with regional partners in the operation of 6 toll roads and 5 high-occupancy toll facilities, with more under development.  The department’s mission is to improve mobility across California.  Caltrans is organized into 12 districts, with headquarters in Sacramento. 

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (GGBHTD)

  • A special district of the State of California, owns and operates three public transportation systems (Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Ferry, and Golden Gate Transit) that serve 50 million customers annually.  On May 27, 2012, we celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge

Bay Area Toll Authority/Metropolitan Transportation Commission (BATA)

  • Administers toll revenues from the seven state-owned bridges in the San Francisco Bay Area -- the Antioch, Benicia-Martinez, Carquinez, Dumbarton, Richmond-San Rafael, San Francisco-Oakland Bay and San Mateo-Hayward Bridges. In conjunction with Caltrans and the California Transportation Commission, BATA also finances capital and safety (including seismic retrofit) improvements to the bridges, primarily through the issuance of bonds. The FasTrak electronic toll collection system (used also on the independently managed Golden Gate Bridge) is another BATA responsibility. 

Sunol SMART Carpool Lane Joint Powers Authority (Sunol JPA)

  • The mission of the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) is to plan, fund and deliver transportation programs and projects that expand access and improve mobility to foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.

    Alameda CTC coordinates countywide transportation planning efforts; programs local, regional, state and federal funding; and delivers projects and programs including those approved by voters in Alameda County transportation expenditure plans forMeasure BMeasure BB and the Vehicle Registration Fee.

    Alameda CTC is a joint powers authority governed by a 22-member Commission comprised of elected officials from each of the 14 cities in Alameda County, all five members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and elected representatives from AC Transit and BART.

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)

  • Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is an independent special district that provides sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options that are innovative, environmentally responsible, and promote the vitality of our region. VTA provides bus, light rail, and paratransit services, as well as participates as a funding partner in regional rail service including Caltrain, Capital Corridor, and the Altamont Corridor Express. As the county’s congestion management agency, VTA is responsible for countywide transportation planning, including congestion management, design and construction of specific highway, pedestrian, and bicycle improvement projects, as well as promotion of transit oriented development. VTA provides these services throughout the county, including the municipalities of Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga and Sunnyvale. VTA continually builds partnerships to deliver transportation solutions that meet the evolving mobility needs of Santa Clara County. VTA was created in 1972 pursuant to the Santa Clara County Transit District Act. Effective December 1, 1994, VTA became the Congestion Management Agency in Santa Clara County, undertaking the responsibility for countywide transportation planning and funding and for managing the county’s blueprint to reduce congestion and improve air quality. Prior to January 1, 1995, the County Board of Supervisors served as the Board of Directors of VTA. Effective January 1, 1995, pursuant to State legislation, VTA has operated under a separate Board of Directors composed of County and city representatives. On January 1, 2000, pursuant to State legislation, VTA’s name was officially changed from the Santa Clara County Transit District.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA)

  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.

Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)

  • Today RCTC plans and implements transportation and transit improvements, assists local governments with money for local streets and roads, helps smooth the way for commuters and goods movement, and ensures that everyone has access to transportation.

    RCTC is governed by a 34 member Commission that includes a mayor or council member from each of Riverside County’s cities, all five members of the Board of Supervisors, and a non-voting appointee of the Governor.

San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG)

  • San Bernardino Associated Governments, known as SANBAG, is the council of governments and transportation planning agency for San Bernardino County. SANBAG is responsible for cooperative regional planning and furthering an efficient multi-modal transportation system countywide. SANBAG serves the 2.1 million residents of San Bernardino County.

    As the County Transportation Commission, SANBAG supports freeway construction projects, regional and local road improvements, train and bus transportation, railroad crossings, call boxes, ridesharing, congestion management efforts and long-term planning studies. SANBAG administers Measure I, the half-cent transportation sales tax approved by county voters in 1989.

    Our offices are located in the city of San Bernardino on the 2nd floor of the historic Santa Fe Depot located at 1170 West Third Street, San Bernardino, CA.

Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

  • Since its formation in 1991, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has kept residents and commuters moving throughout the 34 cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. OCTA’s responsibilities, programs and services impact every aspect of transportation within the state’s third largest county.

    OCTA keeps people moving by reducing freeway congestion, improving safety and efficiency on our local roads, providing bus service and regional multimodal connections, helping people find ways to leave their cars home, and providing safe, convenient transportation to those with special needs.

Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency / San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency (F/ETCA SJHTCA)

  • Two Joint Powers Authorities were organized under the provisions of state law and a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreements (JPA) among the County of Orange and certain cities within the County to plan, design, finance, construct and operate major thoroughfares and bridges in Orange County.  In 1987, Senate Bill 1413 passed, giving the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) the authority to construct the new roads as toll facilities and issue bonds backed by future toll revenues and development impact fees.

The Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency  JPA members include the County of Orange and the cities of Anaheim, Dana Point, Irvine, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo Orange, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Tustin and Yorba Linda.

The San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency JPA members include the County of Orange and the cities of Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano and Santa Ana.

San Diego Association of Governments

  • The 18 cities and county government are SANDAG, the San Diego Association of Governments. This public agency serves as the forum for regional decision-making. SANDAG builds consensus; makes strategic plans; obtains and allocates resources; plans, engineers, and builds public transportation, and provides information on a broad range of topics pertinent to the region's quality of life.