Our Work

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A Plan For A Brighter Future

Every four years, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) updates Connect SoCal, Southern California’s Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS) for the six-county region—as required by federal and state regulations. The comment period for the draft Connect SoCal 2024 was available for public review and comment from Nov. 2, 2023 through Jan. 12, 2024. 

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Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Awareness

In July 2020,SCAG’s Regional Council adopted Resolution 20‐623‐2, affirming its commitment to advancing justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout Southern California. The resolution called for the formation of an ad hoc Special Committee on Equity & Social Justice to further develop SCAG’s response to advancing equity.

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Programs & Projects

SCAG serves as the regional forum for cooperative decision making by local government elected officials and its primary responsibilities in fulfillment of federal and state requirements include the development of the Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy; the Federal Transportation Improvement Program; the annual Overall Work Program; and transportation-related portions of local air quality management plans.

SCAG’s other major functions include determining the regional transportation plans and programs are in conformity with state air quality plans; periodic preparation of a Regional Housing Needs Assessment; and intergovernmental review of regionally significant development projects.