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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.

Attendees at 2019 Economic Summit

SCAG President’s Work Plan

SCAG President Rex Richardson introduced his comprehensive work plan for 2020-2021, “Framework for Recovering and Reimagining a Resilient Region.”

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Pre-Certified Local Housing Data

To comply with state housing law, jurisdictions within California must update their housing element every eight years. In collaboration with the HCD, SCAG has developed a housing needs data package for each local jurisdiction.

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2021 Sustainability Awards

SCAG is committed to highlighting excellence in sustainable planning and projects in the region and is now accepting nominations for plans and projects that use innovative planning to improve mobility, livability, prosperity, and sustainability.

2021 Sustainability Awards