CTC approves $328 million in new funding for state’s infrastructure system


In an effort to rebuild and maintain California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $328 million to 88 transportation projects that will alleviate traffic delays, repair aging roads and bridges and encourage bicycling and walking. Continue reading

Community leaders travel to DC; speak with One Voice®

Community leaders, elected officials, and transportation advocates led a successful San Joaquin One Voice® advocacy trip to Washington, DC last week. Continue reading

Washington Weekly Report for May 12

The May 12th edition of the Washington Weekly Report includes a update on:
American Health Care Act Outlook, Nominations Update, Methane Rule CRA, FY 18 Budget and Appropriations Timing, and Upcoming House and Senate Committee Meetings.  Read the full Weekly Report.


Connecting with San Joaquin County residents on regional transportation

Throughout the spring months, SJCOG staff have been connecting with San Joaquin County residents to learn about their current and future transportation needs. Continue reading

Public Works Keeps Floodwaters Back

16992473_1405222439565788_1551698580631873509_oIn the midst of the heaviest rainfall, the harshest winds and all hours of the night, the Public Works Department was moving around the clock, keeping flood waters from the residents and business of San Joaquin Valley. Too often unsung heroes, the Public Works Department was monitoring water levels and taking prevention measures far before any news vans arrived to cover the record-breaking storms. Continue reading

McHenry Avenue Corridor Improvements Project

Construction has begun for the MmchenrycHenry Avenue Corridor Improvements project between Escalon and Modesto.  The project will enhance safety, inter-regional traffic circulation, and air quality.

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RTD wins TMSA Compass Award of Merit

The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) announced the recipients of the 2017 TMSA Compass Awards Program on May 2, 2017.  San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) won an Award of Merit in the Ad Campaign Category for their television commercial, “The Places You Can Go on RTD!”  Continue reading

Bike to Work Month is Happening!

It’s Bike to Work Month at San Joaquin COG!btw month

May is your chance to grab life by the handlebars and jump into Smart Travel with Bike to Work Month! Log your rides for a chance to snag some sweet prizes. This year, the more you ride and log, the better the prizes get! Continue reading

Draft 2017/18 Unmet Transit Needs report released ; public hearings scheduled

San Joaquin COG has received your comments on transit needs in San Joaquin County and used them along with transit analysis to develop this year’s assessment of those needs. The Draft 2017/18 Unmet Transit Needs report is available for review through the date of the May 17th public hearing.

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