Humboldt County Association of Governments
The Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) is a Joint Powers Agency comprised of the seven incorporated cities (Arcata, Blue Lake, Eureka, Ferndale, Fortuna, Rio Dell, Trinidad), and the County of Humboldt. It is the designated Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) as well as the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE). The agency is largely responsible for programming State highway, local street and road improvements, public transportation resources, and the roadside call box program. HCAOG also bears responsibility for preparing and implementing the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). The transportation planning and programming processes are accomplished by a multi-layered committee structure.
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5311:
The Section 5311 program helps promote and enhance public transportation in rural areas. Eligible applicants include public agencies, Native American tribes, private non-profit organizations, and operators of public transportation services.