The purpose of the amendment is to allow for the project sponsors to update regionally significant transportation projects currently in the Connect SoCal – 2020 RTP/SCS Project List. Since the Plan’s adoption, some of these projects have experienced changes that are time-sensitive. In addition, County Transportation Commissions (CTCs) have also identified new project priorities.
On July 7, 2022, the Regional Council released the Draft Connect SoCal Amendment #2 and Draft 2023 Federal Transportation Improvement Program for a 30-day public review and comment period from July 8, 2022 through August 8, 2022. In addition, SCAG held two telephonic/videoconference public hearings on July 19, 2022 and July 28, 2022. Over the 30-day public review and comment period, SCAG received zero comments on Amendment 2.
Amendment #2 to the Connect SoCal was approved by the SCAG Regional Council on October 6, 2022.