Recent Streetsblog LA posts about SCAG

Thoughts at a Workshop On Replacing CA’s Gas Tax With a Mileage Fee

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Earlier this week, I attended a California Sustainable Transportation Funding Workshop, hosted by Caltrans, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), the California Transportation Commission (CTC), and the Mileage-Based User Fee Alliance (MBUFA). The half-day program focused on how the state of California could shift from our current gas tax funding stream to one based on […]

CA’s Regional Agencies Tout Increased Ped Safety Funding in Sacramento

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The Peds Count! 2014 Summit kicked off in Sacramento with a panel of top-level executives from regional planning agencies celebrating their accomplishments in improving conditions for pedestrians. The speakers represented an alphabet soup of major metropolitan transportation agencies in California: SANDAG, the San Diego Association of Governments; SACOG, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments; SCAG, […]

Feds. Coming to Town to Talk SCAG, Regional Planning

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Four years have passed since the last time the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration conducted a certification review and evaluation of the region’s transportation planning process carried out by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) and its partners, and that means it’s time for the process to begin again. A fairly full […]

“This Plan Will Make Air Pollution a Relic of Our History”

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Earlier today, the Southern California Association of Governments unanimously passed the 2015-2035 Long Range Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy to guide local transportation planning and investment in the six county region SCAG oversees.  While past SCAG plans have focused on building out the highway network, this plan conforms to new state laws requiring that transportation planning […]