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Apply Today! Go Human Mini-Grants Program Now Available

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At SCAG, we’ve been thinking about how community engagement is changing under the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While people stay at home and limit travel to essential services to reduce the rate of transmission, agencies and organizations must continue to rethink conventional in-person engagement in this landscape.

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Active Transportation Program – Cycle 5 Outreach Update

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To prioritize public health in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) and its partner county transportation commissions will be shifting its outreach efforts for the fifth cycle of funding for the Active Transportation Program (ATP) from in-person events to webinars. Please read below for more information about the program and contact Cory Wilkerson at wilkerson@scag.ca.gov with any inquiries.

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Go Human Events Update

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​To protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Go Human events taking place through April 25 will be postponed or canceled. Please check the Go Human website​ for more information on rescheduled events and to review resources to help your city build safer streets that promote walking, biking and community connection. We look forward to seeing you at a Go Human event again soon.

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Culver City Advances La Ballona Elementary Safe Routes to School Project after City Council Approval

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Go Human congratulates the City of Culver City on the approval of the La Ballona Elementary Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Project. After an extensive two-year planning and community engagement process, including key project partners such as Bike Culver City, La Ballona Elementary School parents, and others, the SRTS project was approved for construction by the City Council at its meeting on Monday, Feb. 3.

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High Injury Network: A Tool to Improve Safety in the Region

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Traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries are a critical and preventable public health and equity issue in the region. Approximately 1,500 people die, more than 5,200 are severely injured, and 136,000 are injured on roadways throughout the SCAG region every year. These numbers represent children, parents, spouses, relatives, and friends. These are people who were going about their typical day—heading to work, the grocery store, or to visit family.

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2019 Year in Review

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As 2019 comes to a close, we are taking time to reflect on a banner year for Go HumanGo Human has partnered with community members, nonprofit organizations, cities and local agencies throughout the region to create safer and healthier places through education, advocacy, resource sharing and events.

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Connect SoCal – Focus on Active Transportation

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Connect SoCal, SCAG’s 2020–2045 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy, is a long-range plan to help guide the region’s growth, and includes transportation improvements and land use ideas to shape the future of Southern California.

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Roll to the Stroll Recap

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On Friday, Nov. 22, Go Human partnered with the annual Glendora Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting Festival to put on the Roll to the Stroll in the City of Glendora to offer community members a unique experience of Glendora Avenue. Together, the events opened up the Glendora Village between Bennett and Carroll Avenues for residents to experience street improvements that are intended to make walking and biking in the community safer and more enjoyable.

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Meet on Beach Recap

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Meet on Beach was fun for the whole family! Thousands of people came out this past Sunday, Nov. 17th to enjoy 1.5 miles of open streets with BMX jumps, games, live performances, food, and all kinds of outdoor activities. SCAG President Bill Jahn helped welcome people to the event. With such a great turnout and event, we are excited for what’s in store for next year’s Meet on Beach! Check out photos from the event below.

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Roll to the Stroll Holiday Event in Glendora

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In partnership with the Glendora Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting Festival, join us on Glendora Avenue between Foothill Boulevard and Carroll Avenue for Roll to the Stroll to test out temporary safety improvements that help make Glendora Avenue safer and more inviting to walk and bike. Experience temporary features including a parking protected separated bike lane, curb extensions, wayfinding signage for the upcoming Gold Line station, and a parklet. We’ll be excited to hear your feedback on the potential improvements.