SCAG Update: Active Transportation Working Group Meeting on July 29, plus August Policy Meetings.
July 16, 2015 Leave a comment
The 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.
- Draft 2016 RTP/SCS Active Transportation Policies, Strategies and Actions
- Active Transportation Modeling for 2016 RTP/SCS
- Active Transportation Safety and Encouragement Campaign Messages and Press Kit
- Update on Active Transportation Health and Economic Benefits Study
- 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