Solano Transportation Authority formed and Equity Working Group that adopted new equity planning principles that seek to reflect the county's diversity and assure greater fairness in policy and project delivery.
MTC developed a public engagement tool to educate and engage the public around regional transportation planning constraints. It became an effective means for getting broad public input on plan elements.
In 2015, Western Riverside Council of Governments took over the management of a habitat conservation plan to protect the Stephen Kangaroo Rat as a way to achieve governmental efficiencies and reduce costs. It working for WRCOG and the rats.
GoHuman is SCAG's community outreach campaign to increase safety and encourage people to walk and bike more through education, advocacy, and events that help residents re-imagine their streets to promote safe walking and biking. Update: SCAG just received a grant for another year of funding for this program.
OC FLEX, OCTA;s Microtransit pilot program, just completed its first year of a pilot program in two areas where there is little demand for full fixed-route service. In the coming months OCTA will be reviewing the service's performance.
For the past 12 years, the Butte County Association of Governments has been facilitating a multi-species conservation plan that will provide comprehensive protection for endangered species and streamline permitting city, county and transportation projects throughout the county.
Two bond rating institutions have upgraded RCTC's revenue bonds on the 91 Express Lanes.
LA Metro recently published a first-of-its-kind study (in the US) entitled "Understanding How Women Travel.” It is a frank assessment of the challenges faced by women when using the Metro system – from traveling with kids and strollers to safety to fares.
South Bay Cities Council of Government work with member cities to consolidate purchasing power to create a ring of broadband fiber that will improve transportation management and, in the future, can be used for other services to spur the local economy.
Now, the infamous Cholame intersection of State Highways 41 and 46 in San Luis Obispo County that claimed the life of James Dean 64 years ago is finally getting fixed--in large part due to the influx of funding that came from SB 1.
WRCOG starts a bi-weekly podcast to inform its members and the public about its programs.