Library

Title Documents
Fortuna Complete Streets and Connectivity Study

The City of Fortuna is leading this planning project, which will evaluate how "friendly" and connected Highway 101, Downtown, and the Riverwalk Area are for multi-modal transportation. Focus areas are the 12th Street and Kenmar Road crossings of Highway 101 in Fortuna. The study included an evaluation of existing conditions, identification of existing facility deficiencies, and the development of conceptual alternatives.

HCAOG Title VI Program

The Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) is committed to ensuring that no person shall be excluded from the equal distribution of its services and amenities because of race, color or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For more information, please copy and paste the following URL into your browser. http://hcaog.net/node/531

Public Participation Plan

The Public Participation Plan describes how the public can receive information from HCAOG, and how the public can provide input into regional planning, such as giving input when HCAOG develops and implements transportation plans, programs, or projects.

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Public Participation Plan (2014)256.24 KB
Triennial Performance Audits
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Triennial Performance Audits - Fiscal Year 2014-2016

Evaluates each agency's effectiveness, efficiency, and economy in operating its transit system.

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Arcata & Mad River Transit System - 2014-2016871.46 KB
Eureka Transit Service - 2014-2016948.29 KB
Fortuna Transit - 2014-2016804.22 KB
Humboldt Community Access & Resource Center814.21 KB
Humboldt Transit Authority983.05 KB
Humboldt County Association of Governments1.19 MB
Triennial Performance Audits - Fiscal Year 2011-2013

Evaluates each agency's effectiveness, efficiency, and economy in operating its transit system.

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Arcata & Mad River Transit System - 2011-20131 MB
Eureka Transit System - 2011-20131.02 MB
Fortuna Senior Transit Bus - 2011-2013963.48 KB
Humboldt Transit Authority- 2011-20131.29 MB
Humboldt Comm. Access & Resource Ctr - 2011-2013974.95 KB
HCAOG - 2011-20131.13 MB
Triennial Performance Audits - Fiscal Year 2008-2010

Evaluates each agency's effectiveness, efficiency, and economy in operating its transit system.

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Arcata & Mad River Transit System - 2008-2010803.12 KB
Eureka Transit System - 2008-2010764.92 KB
Fortuna Senior Transit Bus - 2008-2010786.26 KB
Humboldt Comm. Access & Resource Ctr - 2008-2010738.27 KB
Humboldt Transit Authority - 2008-2010901.28 KB
Active Transportation
Title Documents
Bike Parking Guidelines & Sourcebook (2015)

HCAOG has prepared two documents to facilitate quality bicycle parking in Humboldt: "Countywide Bicycle Parking Guidelines: Recommended Policies & Requirements" and "Bike Parking Sourcebook: Sample Policies, Municipal Codes, & Programs."

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Countywide Bicycle Parking Guidelines 1.16 MB
Bike Parking Sourcebook4.75 MB
Reference: APBP Bicycle Parking Guidelines 2010 (Assoc. of Pedestrian & Biking Professionals)11.02 MB
A Resident's Guide to Creating Safer Communities for Walking & Biking

The FHWA's (Federal Highway Administration) guide is a comprehensive resource to assist residents, parents, advocates, and others be effective leaders and partners when pursuing pedestrian and bicycling improvements.

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A Resident's Guide to Creating Safer Communities for Walking & Biking2.28 MB
Humboldt Bay Trail Feasibility Study (2007)

Examines the feasibility of incorporating a bike and pedestrian path (Class I) into an existing 6 1/4-mile transportation corridor that follows the eastern edge of Humboldt Bay between the cities of Arcata and Eureka.

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Table of Contents2.2 MB
Executive Summary2.06 MB
Chapters 1, 2, 3, & 46.32 MB
5. Opportunities & Constraints20.2 MB
6. Alternative Alignments & Options42.18 MB
Chapters 7 & 8444 KB
Appendices309.64 KB
Humboldt County Regional Pedestrian Plan (2008)

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Regional Pedestrian Plan 20084.28 MB
Humboldt County Regional Trails Master Plan (2010)

Compiles information on existing trails and active transportation planning in the region. A long-range plan for active transportation connections within and between communities to ensure safe and equitable access for non-motorized users.

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Cover6.05 MB
Table of Contents89.58 KB
Chapters 1, 2, & 31.36 MB
Chapter 49.31 MB
Chapters 5 & 62.46 MB
Appendices5.43 MB
Humboldt Regional Bicycle Plan-Update 2012

A 20-year planning document, updated from 2004. Priority projects are targeted for the short-term (5 years). Beginning with this update, HCAOG prepares annual progress reports on the Bike Plan.

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Table of Contents33.83 KB
Humboldt Regional Bicycle Plan Update 201213.38 MB
1st Annual Progress Report (Fiscal Year 2013-14)316.39 KB
2nd Annual Progress Report (Fiscal Year 2014-15)189.82 KB
3rd Annual Progress Report (Fiscal Year 2015-16)401.23 KB
Funding & Work Programs
Title Documents
Pavement Management Program

The Pavement Management Program is intended to assist HCAOG member entities and Native American Tribes in determining roadway maintenance, rehabilitation, and reconstruction needs.

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2010 City of Arcata Pavement Management Program Final Report1.08 MB
2010 City of Fortuna Pavement Management Program Final Report497.7 KB
2012 City of Blue Lake Pavement Management Program Final Report477.63 KB
2012 City of Eureka Pavement Management Program Final Report2.86 MB
2012 City of Ferndale Pavement Management Program Final Report467.92 KB
2012 County of Humboldt Pavement Management Program Final Report2.56 MB
2012 City of Rio Dell Pavement Management Program Final Report490.9 KB
2012 City of Trinidad Pavement Management Program Final Report429.32 KB
2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)

The RTIP defines transportation projects that local jurisdictions plan to accomplish using applicable State and Federal funds. The RTIP includes projects for highways, local roads, trails, bicycling, and walking. The RTIP becomes part of the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), approved in even-numbered years.

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Revised 2016 RTIP HCAOG7.88 MB
Overall Work Program & Budget (OWP)

The Overall Work Program (OWP) is a one-year scope of work and budget for transportation planning activities that HCAOG will accomplish in the fiscal year, July 1 to June 30.

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FY 2017-18 Overall Work Program & Budget (OWP) Adopted1.43 MB
FY 2016-17 Overall Work Program & Budget (OWP) Amendment #1806.34 KB
FY 2016-17 Overall Work Program & Budget (OWP) Adopted1.04 MB
Regional Surface Transportation Program Funds (RSTP)

RSTP funds originate from the federal excise tax on gasoline and are distributed throughout the state based on county populations. In the Humboldt region, most RSTP funds are used to augment city and county road budgets.

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2015-16 RSTP Policy & Allocation87.21 KB
2014-15 RSTP Policy & Allocation317.44 KB
Fiscal and Compliance Audits
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Fiscal and Compliance Audits - Fiscal Year 2015-16

How agencies have expended Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds, which include Local Transportation Funds (LTF) and State Transit Assistance (STA) funds.

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City of Arcata 2015-163.58 MB
City of Blue Lake 2015-162.02 MB
City of Eureka 2015-163.16 MB
City of Ferndale 2015-161.57 MB
City of Fortuna 2015-164.03 MB
Humboldt Community Access and Resource Center 2015-16 2.95 MB
Humboldt Transit Authority 2015-1615.05 MB
County of Humboldt 2015-163.74 MB
Regional Transportation Planning Agency 2015-1611.01 MB
City of Rio Dell 2015-161.97 MB
City of Trinidad 2015-161.79 MB
Management Letter 2015-161.5 MB
Fiscal and Compliance Audits - Fiscal Year 2014-15

How agencies have expended Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds, which include Local Transportation Funds (LTF) and State Transit Assistance (STA) funds.

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City of Arcata 2014-153.64 MB
City of Blue Lake 2014-152.02 MB
City of Eureka 2014-153.14 MB
City of Ferndale 2014-151.61 MB
City of Fortuna 2014-154 MB
Humboldt Community Access and Resource Center 2014-152.97 MB
County of Humboldt 2014-153.34 MB
Humboldt Transit Authority 2014-1514.44 MB
Regional Transportation Planning Agency 2014-1510.58 MB
City of Rio Dell 2014-152.02 MB
City of Trinidad 2014-151.79 MB
Management Letter 2014-153.94 MB
Fiscal and Compliance Audits - Fiscal Year 2013-14

How agencies have expended Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds, which include Local Transportation Funds (LTF) and State Transit Assistance (STA) funds.

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City of Arcata 2013-14425.81 KB
City of Blue Lake 2013-14247.44 KB
County of Humboldt 2013-14388.59 KB
City of Eureka 2013-14439.25 KB
City of Ferndale 2013-14234.98 KB
City of Fortuna 2013-14469.38 KB
Humboldt Community Access & Resource Center 2013-14351.36 KB
Humbolt Transit Authority 2013-141.44 MB
City of Rio Dell 2013-14241.16 KB
Regional Transportation Planning Agency 2013-141.18 MB
City of Trinidad 2013-14 197.14 KB
Auditor's Report 2013-14108.87 KB
Management Letter 2013-14492.94 KB
Fiscal and Compliance Audits - Fiscal Year 2012-13

How agencies have expended Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds, which include Local Transportation Funds (LTF) and State Transit Assistance (STA) funds.

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City of Arcata 2012-13434.5 KB
City of Eureka 2012-13398.56 KB
City of Ferndale 2012-13197.34 KB
City of Fortuna 2012-13482.78 KB
City of Rio Dell 2012-13249.48 KB
City of Trinidad 2012-13208.25 KB
Humboldt Comm. & Access Resource Ctr 2012-13361.14 KB
Humboldt County Assoc of Governments 2012-131.2 MB
County of Humboldt 2012-13410.87 KB
Humboldt Transit Authority 2012-131.02 MB
Management Letter 2012-13520.76 KB
Housing
Title Documents
Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA)

Gives allocations for each city and the county to provide a share of housing to meet the regional housing needs for different income levels.

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Draft RHNA Plan 2014-20191.21 MB
Housing Need Determination Letter 6.30.12163.05 KB
Proposed RHNA Methodology 11.16.12111.2 KB
Public Transportation
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5311 FFY 2017 and FFY 2018 Call for Projects

HCAOG is currently soliciting transit projects for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) FFY 2017 Section 5311 Program. The Section 5311 program helps promote and enhance public transportation in rural areas. Eligible applicants include local public bodies and agencies thereof, Native American tribes, private non-profit organizations, and operators of public transportation services. Eligible projects must serve the general public in rural areas. Projects that primarily serve elderly persons and persons with disabilities, but that do not restrict service to other members of the public, are considered available to the general public, if they are marketed as public transit services. To propose a project, project Justification Sheets must be completed for each project and submitted to HCAOG by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Late submittals will not be considered. Please note: There are separate justification sheets for each year.

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Caltrans 5311 Announcement and Balance Sheet508.57 KB
Funding Objectives and Criteria46.45 KB
2017 Project Justification Sheet16.53 KB
2017 Financial Information and Screening Criteria55 KB
2018 Project Justification Sheet16.54 KB
2018 Financial Information and Screening Criteria55 KB
HCAOG TDA Rules and Regulations (2017)

Rules for administering funds pursuant to the Transit Development Act (TDA). Rules apply to HCAOG committees and staff, TDA claimants, transit operators, the County Auditor, and consulting auditors. Adopted by the HCAOG Board in February 2017.

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HCAOG TDA Rules and Regulations (2017)530.39 KB
TDA LTF Claim Forms (claim forms only)70.24 KB
TDA STA Claim Forms (claim forms only)88.63 KB
TDA Claim Forms STA and LTF in Excel115.5 KB
Transit Development Plan Update FY 2011/12-2015/16

The TDP assesses the efficiency and effectiveness of Humboldt County transit systems (public transit and paratransit), and helps develop a regional capital improvement plan for five fiscal years.

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Transit Development Plan Upate FY 2011/12-2015/167.55 MB
Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan Update (2016)

Identifies the local transportation needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities, and prioritizes strategies to help meet those needs. Adopted Dec. 2013; amended July 17, 2014 and June 16, 2016.

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Humboldt County Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan3.39 MB
Unmet Transit Needs - Report of Findings

Annual process for getting public input on transit and paratransit needs within Humboldt County.

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UTN FY 2017-18 Report of Findings4.15 MB
UTN FY 2016-17 Report of Findings1.69 MB
UTN FY 2015-16 Report of Findings257.56 KB
UTN FY 2015-16 Appendix A273.36 KB
UTN FY 2015-16 Appendix B5.09 MB
UTN FY 2015-16 Appendix C100.98 KB
UTN FY 2015-16 Appendix D441.21 KB
UTN FY 2014-15 Report of Findings760.35 KB
UTN FY 2014-15 Report of Findings: Appendices2.11 MB
UTN FY 2013-14 Report of Findings9.02 MB
Dial-A-Ride/Dial-A-Lift Consolidation Study (2010)

Assesses the potential for consolidating the DAR/DAL services in the Greater Humboldt Bay Area

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DAR/DAL Consolidation Study 20102.4 MB
Regional Transportation Plan
Title Documents
VROOM - Variety in Rural Options of Mobility (2014)

2014 RTP and Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

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Cover151.06 KB
Table of Contents177.06 KB
VROOM - Variety in Rural Options of Mobility4.57 MB
VROOM - Variety in Rural Options of Mobility (no maps)2.97 MB
VROOM - Variety in Rural Options of Mobility - 11x17 Maps3.4 MB
Appendix 1323.83 KB
Appendix 2300.53 KB
Humboldt Regional Transportation Plan 2014 Update - Final Environmental Impact Report 16.06 MB
VROOM - Variety in Rural Options of Mobility (text only)518.53 KB
Appendix 2 (text only)41.71 KB
2008 Regional Transportation Plan for Humboldt County

Archive of the 2008 RTP and Program Enviromental Impact Report (EIR) (updated in 2014).

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2008 RTP for Humboldt County - Amended January 17, 20135.36 MB
Resolution 13-01 Amending the 2008 RTP179.42 KB
Addendum to the 1998-2000 Program EIR for the 2008 RTP44.52 KB
Draft Program EIR: 1998-2000 RTP for Humboldt County7.16 MB
Final Program EIR: 1998-2000 RTP for Humboldt County883.14 KB
Other
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HCAOG Personnel Policies & Procedures

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HCAOG Personnel Policies & Procedures548.72 KB
Caltrans District 1 Climate Change Adaptation Project Findings Presentation - December 18, 2014

To watch the presentation, please copy and paste the following URL into your browser. https://archive.org/details/AH-hcaog_12-18-14

Humboldt County Corridor Preservation Report (2010)

Identifies benefits of corridor preservation and strategies for preserving, acquiring, and utilizing public transportation corridors for multi-modal uses.

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Corridor Preservation Report 20107.79 MB
imagine humboldt! Final Report (2013)

A regional vision created by Humboldt County residents during the imagine humboldt! process. What do we want Humboldt's communities to be like for our children, and children's children, in 2050?

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imagine humboldt! Build Our Vision - Final Report5.03 MB