SCAG Update: Active Transportation Working Group Meeting on July 29, plus August Policy Meetings.

unnamedThe Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is well underway with its 2016 update to its Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS). SCAG staff will give an update on the Active Transportation component on Wednesday, July 29 from 1:00-3:00pm. The meeting will take place at SCAG’s offices in downtown LA, with videoconferences options from its regional field offices, as well as a call-in option for those who cannot make it in person.

You can RSVP to attend or call in here. Meeting details are below:

The purpose of the Active Transportation Working Group is to receive comments and recommendations regarding the active transportation component of the 2016-2040 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy. In addition, the working group will explore ways to collaborate on planning, funding and implementation of regional active transportation solutions.

Agenda

  1. Introductions
  2. Draft 2016 RTP/SCS Active Transportation Policies, Strategies and Actions
  3. Active Transportation Modeling for 2016 RTP/SCS
  4. Active Transportation Safety and Encouragement Campaign Messages and Press Kit
  5. Update on Active Transportation Health and Economic Benefits Study
  6. Next Steps

August Policy Meetings

SCAG will also be holding a series of policy meetings in August to provide information on the RTP/SCS, as well as two workshops on state funding programs: the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funding (cap-and-trade) program and the Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant program.  Full details are below. Dates & times are subject to change. Check the SCAG calendar for full details.

Thursday, August 6, 10:00am-12:00pm: Joint Policy Committee & Regional Council Meeting

Thursday, August 6, 1:00-3:00pm: California Gold: Bringing Cap-and-Trade Dollars to Southern California (Registration required – RSVP here)

Tuesday, August 18, 5:30-7:30pm: Environmental Justice Workshop

Thursday, August 20, 10:00am-12:00pm: Joint Policy Committee & Regional Council Meeting

Thursday, August 27, 10:00am-12:00pm: Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Workshop

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