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.
WRCOG starts a bi-weekly podcast to inform its members and the public about its programs.
WRCOG's property assessed clean energy program has served 90,000 projects worth more than $2 billion in value.
WRCOG helps local jurisdictions purchase streetlamps from utilities, improve lighting, and save money.
A region-wide fee program has raised $800 million over the last 15 years and delivered 100 capital projects to ease traffic congestion in western Riverside County.