SCAG Releases Connect SoCal 2024 Draft Program Environmental Impact Report


The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), as the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Lead Agency, has released a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (Draft PEIR) (State Clearinghouse No.: 2022100337) for the proposed 2024-2050 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS), also referred to as “Connect SoCal 2024”, “2024 RTP/SCS”, “Plan”, or “Project.” The Draft PEIR serves as a programmatic document that presents a region‐wide assessment of the potential environmental effects of Connect SoCal 2024. 

A copy of the Notice of Availability (NOA) and Connect SoCal 2024 Draft PEIR is available by visiting

SCAG is providing a 65-day CEQA public review and comment period for the Draft PEIR beginning Nov. 9, 2023. Written comments will be accepted no later than 5 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2024 (PST). If you wish to submit comments on the Draft PEIR, please write your comments to Ms. Karen Calderon via email (preferred method) at or by standard mail at:

Southern California Association of Governments
Attn: Ms. Karen Calderon
900 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90017

SCAG is primarily using electronic mail to notify interested parties. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Language Accessibility, SCAG is committed to helping those with disability and/or with limited proficiency in the English language access the agency’s essential public information and services in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. 
Please contact Karen Calderon at or (213) 236-1983 to request an accommodation or if you need additional information, would like to receive future CEQA notices or request hard copies. SCAG will respond within 72 hours of an accommodation request and will make every effort to arrange for assistance as soon as possible.   

This is a separate, but parallel, comment period to the one for the Connect SoCal 2024 regional plan, which ends on the same date. For more information on the Plan, please visit