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Innovating for a Better Tomorrow

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

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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.



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.


Community, Economic and Human Development Committee

The role of the CEHD Committee is to study problems, programs and other matters which pertain to the regional issues of community, economic and human development and growth. This committee reviews projects, plans and programs of regional significance for consistency and conformity with applicable regional plans.


Energy and Environment Committee

The EEC considers environmental and energy issues of regional significance, including but not limited to air quality, water quality, solid and hazardous waste, habitat preservation, environmental justice, and environmental impact analysis.


Transportation Committee

The role of the Transportation Committee is to study problems, programs and other matters which pertain to the regional issues of mobility, air quality, transportation control measures and communications, and make recommendations on such matters to the Regional Council.


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.


2023 Mobility 21 Southern California Transportation Summit

2023 Mobility 21 Southern California Transportation Summit: Challenge of Change


Regional Utilities Supporting Housing Pilot Program Application Workshop

SCAG is pleased to announce the Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) 2.0 Call for Applications for the Regional Utilities Supporting Housing (RUSH) Pilot Program. This is a competitive Call for Applications with an estimated budget of $35 million available through REAP 2.0. 

The RUSH Pilot Program Call for Applications will award funding for projects in any of the following categories and meeting the definition of infill:     


UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium

The 2023 UCLA Arrowhead Symposium: Transforming Transportation will delve into how governments can overcome obstacles to deliver a transformed transportation system. Through a curated selection of speakers and ample discussion over 2.5 days, participants will explore piloting projects, governance approaches, and finance to build trust and realize the transportation vision.

Establishing trust requires a shared vision and demonstrated progress, which presents a dilemma: Achieving success is essential to foster a common vision for a multimodal future.


Toolbox Tuesday Housing Series Parts 1 And 2

Register here for a two-part Toolbox Tuesday Housing Series starting on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 1 – 2:30 pm. In the first session, we will discuss the suite of tools jurisdictions will need to help identify ideal sites for new market-rate and affordable housing development.


Transportation Conformity Working Group

The Transportation Conformity Working (TCWG) is a forum to support interagency coordination to maintain transportation conformity and help improve air quality in Southern California.


Modeling Task Force

The Modeling Task Force (MTF) coordinates the Region’s various modeling programs and provides a forum to share model-related information, new ideas, and discuss data standards.

Given the declared state of emergency (pursuant to State of Emergency Proclamation dated March 4, 2020) and local public health directives imposing and recommending social distancing measures due to the threat of COVID-19, and pursuant to Government Code Section 54953(e)(1)(A), the meeting will be held telephonically and electronically.

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Executive Director’s Monthly Report, September 2023

The September 2023 Executive Director’s Report covers the agency’s major activities, key programs, and accomplishments over the past month.

SCAG Region Value Pricing— Regional Express Lane Network: Concept of Operations

SCAG Region Value Pricing— Regional Express Lane Network: Concept of Operations

The Concept of Operations provide a blueprint for integrating individual express lane projects into a regional system by identifying a comprehensive set of issues that should be addressed as individual express lane projects advanced.