SCAG: 2012 Regional Transportation Plan Hearings

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) develops a Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) every four years. The RTP provides a vision for transportation investments throughout the region. Using growth forecasts and economic trends that project out over a 20-year period, the RTP considers the role of transportation in the broader context of economic, environmental and quality-of-life goals for the future, identifying regional transportation strategies to address our mobility needs.

With the passage of Senate Bill 375 (SB 375), which was enacted to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles and light trucks through integrated transportation, land use, housing and environmental planning, SCAG is tasked with developing a Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS). The SCS, by law, is a newly required element of the 2012 RTP and will provide a plan for meeting emissions reduction targets set forth by the California Air Resources Board (ARB).

The development of the RTP/SCS requires and depends on meaningful collaboration with local governments and stakeholders. SCAG has and will continue to develop the 2012 RTP/SCS by partnering with subregions, counties, cities, CTCs, and other local and regional stakeholders through an iterative and bottom up process.

We invite all Southern Californians to participate in this process of creating the future vision for our region. In the effort to obtain as much public participation as possible, SCAG is hosting a series of 2012 RTP/SCS public outreach workshops in July and August. We encourage you to come to a workshop and provide your input on the RTP/SCS process.

August 11, 2011
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

City of West Covina Community Room
1444 West Garvey Avenue, West Covina, CA 91790

August 16, 2011
3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

SCAG Main Office, Board Room
818 W. 7th Street, 12th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017

August 22, 2011
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

City of Santa Clarita Activities Center
20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350

August 23, 2011
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Carson Civic Center, Community Hall C
3 Civic Plaza Drive, Carson, CA 90745

August 24, 2011
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

City of Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90745

If you have any questions regarding the 2012 RTP/SCS Public Outreach Workshops, please contact Denise Marie Silva via email: silva@scag.ca.gov or by telephone: (213) 236-1904.

For additional information about the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS), visit www.scag.ca.gov/rtp2012.

Download the brochure for the 2012 RTP/SCS Public Outreach Workshops byclicking here.

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