***Subject to Regional Council approval at the October 6, 2022
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 and projects that are no longer 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 a total of 0 comments on Amendment 2.
On September 1, 2022, the Transportation Committee recommended
that the Regional Council approve the Proposed Final Connect
SoCal Amendment 2 and 2023 FTIP, including the associated
transportation conformity, at its October 6, 2022 meeting.