2024 Regional Conference & General Assembly

Join elected officials, policy makers and business, community and civic leaders from across Southern California at SCAG’s 59th annual Regional Conference and General Assembly on May 2-3 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert.

2024 Scag Scholarship Program Call For Applications

The program offers $4,000 scholarships for up to nine high school or community college students from the SCAG region interested in pursuing planning or public service‐related careers. Apply by March 22.

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Innovating for a Better Tomorrow

SCAG is the nation's largest metropolitan planning organization, representing six counties, 191 cities and 19 million residents. SCAG undertakes a variety of planning and policy initiatives to encourage a more sustainable Southern California.

Connect SoCal 2024

Read the draft Connect SoCal 2024, technical reports and other related materials in advance of the final Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy in April 2024.

JOINT STBG/CMAQ/CRP SOLICITATION FOR PROJECT NOMINATIONS

SCAG is now accepting project nominations through March 29, 2024 for Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG), Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ), and Carbon Reduction Program (CRP) federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023 through FFY 2026 funding.

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Regional Early Action Planning Grants of 2021 – REAP 2.0

SCAG will use advance funding to deploy an outreach and engagement strategy and develop programs to disperse funds throughout the region in support of transformative planning that promotes the core program objectives of REAP 2.0.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Awareness

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Awareness

SCAG is working to advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion through policies, programs, and partnerships with other agencies and institutions for the benefit of all those that call Southern California home.

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Executive Administration Committee

The Executive/ Administration Committee is responsible for developing policy recommendations to the Regional Council on administration, human resources, budgets, finance, operations, communications, or any other matter specifically referred to the Committee by the Regional Council.

The meeting will be conducted in a hybrid manner (both in-person and remotely by telephonic and video conference).

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Special Joint Meeting of the Policy Committees (CEHD, EEC and TC)

While each SCAG policy committee is responsible for specific areas related to regional planning, issues sometimes arise within the region that pertain to all of the committees. To address these broad issues of concern, SCAG holds Joint Meetings of the Policy Committees on as as-needed basis several times a year.

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Regional Council

The Regional Council is the governing board of SCAG and consists of 86 elected officials representing 191 cities, six counties, county transportation commissions, transportation corridor agencies, tribal governments and air districts in Southern California.

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2024 CivicWell Policymakers Conference

This intimate gathering brings together over 100 mayors, city council members, county supervisors, and other senior executives in an inspiring and collaborative environment.

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Water Education for Latino Leaders 12th Annual Conference

The Water Education for Latino Leaders (WELL) 12th Annual Statewide Conference will be held from March 15 – 16, 2024 in the City of San Jose.

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City of Ontario State of the City

The 2024 State of the City – Business Address will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center.

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South Bay Cities COG 24th Annual General Assembly

The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) board of directors invites you to participate in our 24th Annual General Assembly.

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Orange County Council of Governments Annual Conference

The Orange County Council of Governments (OCCOG) is excited to announce that its next Annual Conference will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba Linda with the theme: Consistent Collaboration Creates Community.

OCCOG’s General Assembly brings together Orange County’s elected leaders, OCCOG member jurisdiction staff, partners and the consultant community for education and collaboration to focus on five infrastructure policy areas: energy, transportation/mobility, water, air quality and land use/housing.

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Safe And Active Streets Working Group 

This meeting features presentations about the Sustainable Communities Program Active & Safety Projects, Quick Builds, and the City of Montebello’s First/Last Mile (FLM) Master Plan.

Staff will also provide updates on the Active Transportation Program Cycle 7, the latest Go Human Safety Strategies, Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program, and FY25 California Office of Traffic Safety Grant Application.

Participants will also have an opportunity to suggest topics for future meetings in the upcoming year.

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Legislative/Communications and Membership Committee

The Legislative/Communications and Membership Committee provides guidance and recommendations to the Regional Council regarding legislative matters impacting the region, policy direction on SCAG’s communications strategy, outreach, issues and materials, SCAG membership benefits and sponsorship opportunities.

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Technical Working Group

The purpose of the Technical Working Group is to provide a venue to discuss and receive input on growth-related technical approaches associated with the development, implementation, and monitoring of Connect SoCal, Southern California’s Regional Transportation Plan/ Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS).

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Executive Director’s Monthly Report, February 2024

The February 2024 Executive Director’s Report covers the agency’s major activities, key programs, and accomplishments over the past month.

SCAG ECONOMIC ROUNDTABLE UPDATE

First Quarter, 2024

SCAG’s Economic Roundtable met for its first 2024 quarterly discussion on the state of the regional economy.