Win a trip for two to Seattle with dibs!

prize announcement - seattleDibs, a program for all things Smart Travel in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced counties, is inviting employers and the public to leave their car in the dust, and travel to work, school, or play in a new way. Whether it’s riding your bike, walking, or taking a vanpool, Dibs is celebrating Smart Travel, and encouraging the community to take part. With an incredible trip to Seattle up for grabs, including tickets for two on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train in a luxurious Superliner Roomette, plus $300 towards a hotel stay. Join the revolution and leave your car at home!

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Avoid Winter Weather Woes

dwzkqy4u0aafysiWet weather and heavy periods of fog have moved into the Central Valley, bringing with them roadway hazards.

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Two Stockton projects recommended for ATP Cycle 4 funds

Last week, California Transportation Commission staff released its recommendations for Active Transportation Program Cycle 4 grants in the Statewide and the Small Urban and Rural components.  Two Stockton projects are being recommended for funds from the Statewide portion of the program. Continue reading

SB 1 funded project in Lodi is complete

Your tax dollars are hard at work in Lodi! A recently completed improvement project improved Church Street in Lodi and was funded partially by SB 1. Continue reading

SJCOG bids farewell to five members

At last night’s meeting, the SJCOG Board of Directors bid goodbye to Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum, Stockton Vice Mayor Elbert Holman, Lathrop Council Member Steve Dresser, and Stockton Council Member Susan Lofthus – who are all finishing up their final days in public office – and Caltrans District 10 Director Dennis Agar who is transferring to Caltrans Headquarters. Continue reading

Freeway Service Patrol now operating in Lodi area

FSPMikesTowingJust before Thanksgiving, SJCOG launched a new tow truck route to provide motorists with free roadside assistance on State Route 99 through Lodi. The free service is offered Monday through Friday from 6 to 10 a.m. and from 3 to 7 p.m.  The new route is in addition to the current service provided on Interstate 205 in the city of Tracy area and Interstate 5, State Route 99, and Highway 120 in the Lathrop/Manteca/Ripon area. Continue reading

New routes, free rides with ACE and RTD

The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission and San Joaquin RTD have rolled out 3 new routes to make commuting into and from San Joaquin even easier.

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Tips for navigating roundabouts

5b4fa2ece07c7.imageRoundabouts are designed to make intersections safer and more efficient for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. And, they are becoming more prevalent in our region. In fact, there are now more than 30 scattered throughout our neighborhoods and cities.  Do you know the right way ’round?


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Valley Air District offers two new grants

The San Joaquin Valley Air District has launched two new  grant programs – the Electric School Bus Incentive Program and the Zero Emission Ag Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) Voucher Program.

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Leave the car at home and ride FREE on RTD

Clear the air and for free on RTD! From now until Wednesday November 21, 2018, all RTD routes (including some BART buses but excluding other commuter services) are FREE.


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