SCAG RECOGNIZED AS BICYCLE FRIENDLY BUSINESS
SCAG is now a League of American Bicyclists recognized Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB℠)! SCAG joins a cutting-edge group of nearly 1,200 local businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the United States that are transforming the American workplace. Learn more about the League’s Bicycle Friendly Business program at bikeleague.org/business.
SCAG HONORED WITH TWO 2020 EXCELLENCE AWARDS FROM THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION
The APA California Chapter honored SCAG with two awards of excellence for the agency’s work in establishing an active transportation database and its climate adaptation communications strategies. SCAG was honored with the Excellence Award in the category of Best Practices for the Active Transportation Database. SCAG earned its other Excellence Award in the category of Public Outreach for its climate adaptation communications strategies.
SCAG ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION DATABASE WINS 2020 APA-LA PLANNING AWARD
The agency’s Active Transportation Database (ATDB) was selected to receive the Award of Excellence in the Innovative Use of Technology category by the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Planning Association. The award category recognizes a program or process that features an innovative use of technology.
SCAG TDM STRATEGIC PLAN RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD
In August 2020, SCAG received the Association for Commuter Transportation National Award for Excellence in Planning for its Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Strategic Plan. The TDM Strategic Plan was developed with the guidance of TDM experts at the local and regional levels from both public and private sectors.
SCAG HONORED WITH THE 2020 WTS-LA EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
SCAG was honored by the WTS Los Angeles (WTS-LA) Chapter Board of Directors as the 2020 Employer of the Year. WTS-LA recognized SCAG’s commitment to excellence, outstanding record of diversity in hiring and promotion, support of continuing education and professional development, commitment to parental leave and social justice, and the agency’s continued leadership in the transportation sector.
SCAG HONORED WITH THE 2020 WTS-OC ROSA PARKS DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP AWARD
In September 2020, SCAG was awarded the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership award by the Orange County Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar. Following the Regional Council’s July 2020 resolution that commits the agency to advancing justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout Southern California, SCAG began taking more concrete steps to address equity in all the agency’s planning practices, which is a decision that has impacted all of SCAG’s work since then. This award represents an acknowledgment of the exemplary work that SCAG has done over the past year to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and in the work that we do.
SCAG REGIONAL EXPRESS LANES CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS RECEIVES MANAGEMENT INNOVATION AWARD FROM AMPWA
In April 2021, SCAG was awarded the Management Innovation Award by the American Public Works Association, which recognized the innovation of our Regional Express Lanes Concept of Operations. The purpose of the Concept of Operations is to provide a blueprint for a regional express lane network that integrates individual express lane facilities into a regional system with consistent or compatible rules covering operations, design, and policy.
GO HUMAN PROGRAM WINS 2021 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS ACHIEVEMNET AWARD
In June 2021, SCAG was honored to announce that the Go Human program had been honored with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC). The NARC Achievement Award is designed to recognize excellence in programs and services of regional councils and metropolitan planning organizations, thereby contributing to better and more efficient government.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CLIMATE ADAPTATION FRAMEWORK WINS 2021 APA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY
In June 2021 The American Planning Association also selected the Southern California Regional Climate Adaptation Framework as the winner in the Policy, Law or Tool category of the 2021 APA Sustainable Communities Division Awards for Excellence in Sustainability! The award honors projects, plans, policies, individuals and organizations whose work is dedicated to supporting sustainable communities.