Connect SoCal (2020-2045 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy)


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Lead Agency
Southern California Association of Governments
Document Title
Connect SoCal (2020-2045 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

Document Description
Pursuant to federal and state planning requirements, SCAG updates and adopts a long-range regional transportation plan every four years. SCAG's last Plan was adopted in 2016 and an updated Plan is required to be adopted by April 2020. Connect SoCal will outline the region's goals and policies for meeting current and future mobility needs, provide a foundation for transportation decisions by local, regional and state officials that are ultimately aimed at achieving a coordinated and balanced transportation system. Connect SoCal will also identify the region's transportation needs and issues, recommended actions, programs, and a list of projects to address the needs to consistent with adopted regional policies and goals, and documents the financial resources needed to implement Connect SoCal. It is important to note that SCAG does not implement individual projects in the RTP, as they will be implemented by local and state jurisdictions, and other agencies. SCAG has already initiated the development of Connect SoCal and is working closely with County Transportation Commissions to compile a regional project list that will build upon the list identified in the 2016 RTP. Note: See NOP for full description.

Contact Information
Ping Chang
Southern California Association of Governments
900 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90017

213 236-1839


Ventura San Bernardino Riverside Orange Los Angeles

Notice of Completion

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Project Issues
Other Issues Landuse Wildlife Tribal Cultural Resources Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Biological Resources Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: cultural resources, energy, hydrology, GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Native American Heritage Commission Air Resources Board Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects Cal Fire California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 12 Department of Conservation Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 4 Resources Agency San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy Santa Monica Bay Restoration State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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