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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.

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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.

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Special Joint Meeting of the Policy Committees

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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REAP 2.0 PATH Program Virtual Information Session

SCAG is seeking input on the REAP 2.0 Programs to Accelerate Transformative Housing (PATH) program application 

The PATH program is one of three broad programs developed for SCAG’s $246 million REAP 2.0 Program.

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National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference

The National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference brings together nearly 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents.

Attendees have the opportunity to engage in second-to-none policy sessions, meet the members of the 118th Congress and interact with federal agency officials.

This is a one-of-a-kind advocacy opportunity to strengthen our intergovernmental partnerships for years to come.

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Presidents’ Day

SCAG Offices Are Closed

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2023 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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Aviation Technical Advisory Committee

The Aviation Technical Advisory Committee is a group of aviation professionals who meet in an effort to provide SCAG with technical and professional expertise on regional aviation issues.

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Next Generation Infrastructure Subcommittee

This committee will provide guidance on the priorities and strategies for Connect SoCal 2024, reflecting the rapidly evolving developments across the region-specific to the future of mobility and associated implications for public policy.

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Sustainable and Resilient Communities & Natural and Farm Lands Working Groups (Joint Meeting)

During this meeting, SCAG will share updates on Connect SoCal 2024, as well as resilience and conservation policy and project updates under the SoCal Greenprint, Regional Resilience Framework, and Connect SoCal 2024 Special Subcommittee on Resilience and Conservation. The meeting will also share information on upcoming resilience and conservation grant opportunities.

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Executive Director’s Monthly Report, February 2023

The February 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.