The 2016-2040 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable
Communities Strategy, adopted by SCAG in 2016, anticipates a
significant amount of new housing, population and employment
growth to occur in High Quality Transit Areas (HQTAs). HQTAs,
which feature frequent transit service or major transit stations
are located in communities throughout the SCAG region.
To help implement the vision for a sustainable, transit-oriented
future, SCAG invites eligible communities to apply for the HQTA
Analysis Project. Working with a consultant team, SCAG will
partner with up to five pilot project sites to develop
HQTA Vision Plans. The Vision Plans will identify active
transportation improvements, redevelopment strategies, and
implementation plans that will enable communities to take full
advantage of the transit investment, and tap into regional and
state funding opportunities and technical support. The overall
goal will be to develop plans that reduce greenhouse gas
emissions and vehicle miles traveled.
SCAG staff led a workshop for potential applicants on Sep. 14, at
10:30 a.m. To view the presentation, please click here.