The Traffic Relief Plan is a county-wide strategy to improve traffic flow and safety, keep infrastructure in good condition, provide greater access to public transportation, and keep Riverside County as a region of opportunity for its residents. RCTC developed the Plan based on feedback from Riverside County residents and their elected representatives.

1023 TRP Riverside Corona Map

Investment Types

All revenues raised through a future expenditure plan for projects in the Palo Verde Valley will remain in the Palo Verde Valley and returned directly to the City of Blythe and County Board of Supervisors. The Blythe City Council has the responsibility to prioritize and identify transportation investments within the city limits, while the County Board of Supervisors is responsible for implementing transportation investments in unincorporated areas of the region.

To address transportation needs in rural areas and to strengthen the agricultural economy and tourism, new investments will focus on:

  • Safety and maintenance of local streets and roads
  • Ensuring public infrastructure complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Closing sidewalk gaps and enhancing bike lanes
  • Improving the condition of interchanges on I-10
  • Establishing a new vanpool program for residents commuting to major employment areas, such as Ironwood and Chuckwalla Valley prisons, Coachella Valley, and Arizona
  • Providing reduced- or free-fare public transit to increase access to education, healthcare, employment, and services
  • Replacing and expanding the bus fleet to improve air quality with low- and zero- emission vehicles
  • Upgrading transit operating and maintenance facilities to maintain transit vehicles and infrastructure in good condition
  • Increasing frequency and expanding public transit options for education, healthcare, employment, and services in underserved neighborhoods