Sustainability

SCAG’s Sustainability Program works actively with Southern California communities and stakeholders to create a dynamic regional growth vision based on the principles of mobility, livability, prosperity and sustainability. The program’s work focuses on implementing the region’s Sustainable Communities Strategy, the state-mandated plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light trucks through integrated transportation, land use, housing and environmental planning.

Upcoming Events & Meetings

Sep
26

Go Human Imperial County Bike Safety Workshop

Sep 26, 2016; 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
@ Camarena Memorial Library, 850 Encinas Ave., Calexico, CA 92231
Sep
27

TOD DC 2016

Sep 27, 2016; All Day Event
@ Alion Conference Center
Sep
27

Go Human Imperial County Bike Safety Workshop

Sep 27, 2016; 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
@ Imperial County Transportation Commission, Large Conference Room, 1405 N. Imperial Ave. Ste 1, El Centro, CA 92243
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG Lauds Passage of Assembly Bill to strengthen Region’s Trade Corridors
Posted September 19, 2016
The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) today urged Gov. Jerry Brown to sign...
Workshop: Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program
Posted September 02, 2016
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has released the schedule for the FY 2017-18...

Sustainability Related Links
​The mission of the Air Resources Board (ARB) is to promote and protect public health, welfare and ecological resources through the effective and efficient reduction of air pollutants while considering the effects on the state's economy.
​Cal-Adapt provides access to data and information that has been, and continues to be, produced by the state's scientific and research community on how climate change might affect California at the local level.
​The California Energy Commission (CEC) is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency.
​California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) brings together the state's recycling and waste management programs and continues a tradition of environmental stewardship.
​The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is responsible for managing and protecting California’s water.
​California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen), Title 24, Part 11.
​The mission of the Natural Resources Agency is to restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources using creative solutions based on science, collaboration and respect for all the communities and interests.