The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), as the CEQA Lead Agency, has released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) of a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for Connect SoCal 2024 (2024-2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy). Release of the NOP initiates a 30-day public review and comment period from October 17, 2022 and ends November 16, 2022 at 5:00 PM (PST) to seek input from interested parties on the scope and content of the Connect SoCal 2024 Draft PEIR. The NOP of the Draft PEIR for Connect SoCal 2024 is posted at https://scag.ca.gov/peir. In accordance with AB 819, SCAG is primarily using electronic mail to notify interested parties.
Please send your comments on the NOP to Ms. Karen Calderon, Senior Regional Planner, either electronically to: ConnectSoCalPEIR@scag.ca.gov or by standard mail at Southern California Association of Governments, 900 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1700, Los Angeles CA 90017.
SCAG will be hosting two virtual public scoping meetings for the NOP, each providing the same content. Information about the scoping meetings is as follows:
Scoping Meeting #1
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
Scoping Meeting #2
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)
Join on Zoom: https://scag.zoom.us/j/81023287939
Dial by location: +1 669 900 6833 US Toll or +1 669 444 9171 US Toll
Meeting ID: 810 2328 7939
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Language Accessibility, SCAG is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to those who are interested in participating in the scoping meetings. SCAG is committed to helping those with disability and/or with limited proficiency in the English language by providing accommodation and/or translation services at the scoping meeting in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Please contact Ms. Karen Calderon at ConnectSoCalPEIR@scag.ca.gov or (213) 236-1983 at least 72 hours (three days) in advance of the scoping meeting to request accommodation or translation services.
We ask that you provide which language translation is needed in your request for SCAG to make adequate arrangements for translation services. If you wish to be placed on the mailing list to receive CEQA notices regarding the Connect SoCal 2024 PEIR, have general questions about the PEIR, or need additional information, please contact SCAG staff at ConnectSoCalPEIR@scag.ca.gov.