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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing for the Measure K Ordinance and Expenditure Plan

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THESAN JOAQUIN COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (SJCOG)Acting as the San Joaquin County Transportation Authority

NOTICE IS GIVEN that at 4:00 p.m. (or soon thereafter), on June 23, 2022, at the regularly scheduled SJCOG Board...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

SJCOG-led One Voice® delegation visits national capital seeking federal funding

Members of the San Joaquin One Voice delegation sit around a conference table in Washington, D.C.

Local advocates meet with federal elected, government officials to promote 27 regional projects

The largest contingent in the 20 years of the San Joaquin Council of Governments’ (SJCOG) San Joaquin One Voice® advocacy effort traveled to Washington, D.C., e...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

SJCOG peddling pedal-driven studies to promote active transportation

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Agency, partners see cycling as way to simulate local economies, lower health costs

Two recent studies show strong support for good, safe, mixed-use trails that could stimulate local economies, promote regional recreation and bicycle tourism, and drive act...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

There’s still time to win some ‘wheely cool’ prizes and giveaways

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May is National Bike Month and we’re playing BINGO. Each square you check off on the BINGO card is an entry to win an electric bike and it could be yours.

Each May the San Joaquin Council of Governments’ dibs program promotes National Bike Month to encoura...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Site Identification Process for New Housing

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Join the San Joaquin Valley COGs for a REAP workshop, Site Identification Process for New Housing--What you need to know to help you plan and meet your RHNA numbers, 1:00-2:00 pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../re...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Help improve transportation options in Stockton

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) is looking for feedback from Stockton residents about transportation options that will improve air quality, increase mobility choices and offset transportation costs for Stockton’s residents in need.

SJCOG’s S...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Notice of Availability: UTN 30-Day Public Comment Period

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments, as the Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) and the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for San Joaquin County, is pleased to announce the availability of the initial draft of the FY 22-23 Unmet Trans...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

SJCOG guiding local leaders in expanding fiber optic networks

Shows possible uses of fiber optic cable from faster internet to connecting with automated vehicles.

The COVID-19 pandemic showed that remote working, learning, telemedicine, and e-commerce — not to mention simply staying in touch with family and friends — requires a robust internet infrastructure for when close physical contact is no...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Help bring clean transportation and job opportunities to Stockton

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) is looking for Stockton residents passionate about bringing affordable and clean transportation options to Stockton. 

Applications are now open for Resident Committee Advisors to support SJCOG&rsq...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Join SJCOG at the 33rd Earth Day Festival this Sunday

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Join the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) at the 33rd Earth Day Festival 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, April 24, at Victory Park behind the Haggin Museum.

Stop by the SJCOG table and win swag by taking a survey that will help SJCOG design three mobilit...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Notice of Intention to Purchase Conservation Easement

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Notice is hereby given of SJCOG, Inc.’s intent to complete the purchase of a conservation easement on the following real properties:

1. Those certain properties described as 17676 W. Corral Hollow Road, Tracy CA (APN: 251-330-04 / 05 / 06)

2. Vend...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

SJCOG’s Rise ‘N’ Ride event a success

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments’ Rise ‘N’ Ride event on Saturday, March 26, showcasing the agency’s new Stockton Mobility Collective was a big hit.

A steady stream of residents, neighbors and others test rode ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Notice of public open house on draft environmental assessment for Stockton Diamond Grade Separation

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Let your voice be heard at a public open house on the draft environmental assessment for the Stockton Diamond Grade Separation Project, 4:30-6 p.m., Wed., April 6, Stribley Community Center, 1760 E. Sonora St., Stockton. Drop in anytime to learn more abou...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Miner Avenue Complete Streets Project

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Exciting day for downtown Stockton! Today was the ribbon cutting for the Miner Avenue Complete Streets project, funded in part by Measure K. The San Joaquin Council of Governments administers the half-cent sales tax for transportation projects in San Joaq...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Join us for the Rise N Ride event and help shape these new services by taking our survey

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Join SJCOGSJRTDCalifornia Climate Investments, San Joaquin Housing Authority & the #StocktonMobilityCollective Saturday, 3/26 from 11 AM - 3 PM at Conway Homes for the Rise 'N&apos...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

2022 San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference

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After a COVID-19-related interruption in the annual schedule, the San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference is back!

“San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference: The Road Ahead” is open to the public and covers a variety of topics that affect ever...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Livestream Notice - February Board Meeting

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The Granicus livestream is having technical difficulties at this time and will not be available to stream for tonight’s Board Meeting. Please use the following zoom link if you wish to view the meeting live: https://sjcog.zoom.us/j/87208968254. ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

It’s been a while, but we’re back!

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It’s been a while, but we’re back! The San Joaquin Council of Governments’ staff is in the office at 555 E. Weber Avenue to welcome the public during normal business hours Tuesdays through Thursdays. Please wear a mask if not...
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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Rise 'N' Ride Event

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Join us Saturday, March 26, 2022 from 11 AM - 3 PM at Conway Homes for the Rise 'N' Ride event.

  • Try out e-bikes and electric cars for free
  • Connect with your community
  • Learn how the Stockton Mobility Collective is working to make Stockton a ...
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Posted on: February 9, 2022

State awards $27 million to affordable housing and sustainable transportation project in San Joaquin

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SJCOG helps nonprofit gain funding for Stockton project

The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) recently helped nonprofit Service First of Northern California in gaining a grant to integrate affordable housing and sustainable transportation in Stock...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

The Draft Lodi Greenline Feasibility Study is now out for public review

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The Draft Lodi Greenline Feasibility Study is now out for public review. Please review the draft report and submit any questions, comments, and concerns by Friday, February 18, 2022 to Isaiah Anderson, ianderson@sjcog.org. To le...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Livestream Notice - January Board Meeting

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The video livestream for the San Joaquin Council of Government’s board meeting tonight (1/27/2022) will be unavailable. Please use the following zoom link if you wish to view the meeting live: https://sjcog.zoom.us/j/87208968254. Alternatively, ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

San Joaquin Regional Housing Symposium virtual event

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SJCOG, in partnership with Enterprise Community Partners, UC Davis Center for Regional Change & UOP Center for Business and Policy Research, is happy to announce the Regional Housing Symposium. This two-day event will include presentations and discuss...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Compact and Mixed-Use Housing – Making it work in the San Joaquin Valley workshop

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San Joaquin Valley Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) will hold their Compact and Mixed-Use Housing – Making it work in the San Joaquin Valley workshop, Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 1:00 pm. To register for the virtual workshop, click here.

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Lodi Greenline Trail Virtual Workshop

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Bike Lodi and the City of Lodi are studying the feasibility of converting an unused Union Pacific rail spur into the Lodi Greenline Trail to connect Downtown Lodi to Woodbridge for biking and walking. Come learn about the feasibility study and share your ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Local talent makes a difference

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The two most recently hired San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) employees continue the agency’s long legacy of service to a community where strategic partnerships foster endless possibilities.

“SJCOG continues to build its planni...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

San Joaquin Regional Housing Symposium

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What is the link between investment and displacement? How can we prevent it in San Joaquin County? Learn more at the launch event for a new mapping tool that measures regional displacement risk, Feb. 22 & 23, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM. This two-day lunchtime e...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Bikeway maps can help plan next cycling adventure, commute

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There are plenty of very good, healthy reasons to ride a bike in the San Joaquin region — low-impact exercise, clearer air, lower costs than driving a vehicle, and, of course, the scenery.

The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) offers a clearinghou...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

The Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) virtual workshop

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) is hosting the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) virtual workshop for San Joaquin County housing stakeholders 1-2:30 p.m. Jan. 12, 2022.

SJCOG’s team will discuss the RHNA process and how total housing ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

SJCOG pooling state, federal funds to inject more than $16.2 million into transportation projects

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) is injecting more than $16.2 million into transportation projects that are vital to the health, safety and livelihood of San Joaquin County residents after creatively pooling money from several state and fede...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

SJCOG releases digital Measure K annual report online

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The digital annual report for Measure K, the half-cent sales tax for transportation projects in San Joaquin County, has been released.

The annual report can be found on the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) website at https://www.sjcog.org/536/Ann...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Board Meeting Update

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The Granicus stream is having technical difficulties at this time and will not be available to stream for tonight’s Board Meeting. Please use the following zoom link if you wish to view the meeting live: https://sjcog.zoom.us/j/86426811645. Alternatively,...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act offers opportunities for San Joaquin County

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Funding will go to repairing, rebuilding local roads, highways, bridges, mitigating climate change, boosting broadband internet and more

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed today by President Joe Biden will allow local, regional and ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Executive Director Diane Nguyen will be on a WTS Central Valley panel discussion

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San Joaquin Council of Governments Executive Director Diane Nguyen will be on a WTS Central Valley panel discussion “The Federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: A Conversation on Potential Future Investment in Central California.&rdq...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

SJCOG fills vacancy on Measure K citizens panel

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments’ (SJCOG) Board of Directors on Thursday appointed Balwinder Singh to the agency’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to represent the trucking industry.

Singh, who heads the Caltrans Multimodal Tran...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Caltrans installing channelizers to improve traffic safety along SR 120

Caltrans is scheduled to install permanent traffic lane channelizers next week along eastbound State

Caltrans is scheduled to install permanent traffic lane channelizers next week along eastbound State Route 120 in Manteca to improve traffic safety.

The channelizers, reflective traffic safety standards used to alert motorists and direct traffic through ro...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Join us for the Community Coalition Kickoff Celebration

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Join us for the Community Coalition Kickoff Celebration, 11 am-2 pm Nov. 6. Learn about environmental equity projects, Stockton Rising (TCC) and San Joaquin Council of Governments’ Stockton Mobility Collective (SMC) project. Come for the presentations, ne...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Rideshare Week rewards smart travelers this October

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Commuters using public transit and dibs carpools and vanpools Oct. 18-22 can net smart travelers a $50 Amazon gift card or an Apple Air Pods Max. 

Rideshare Week is an annual event across the United States that invites commuters to explore other w...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Survey: Lodi Greenline Trail

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San Joaquin Council of Governments, Bike Lodi and the City of Lodi are studying the feasibility of converting an unused Union Pacific rail spur into the Lodi Greenline Trail to connect Downtown Lodi to Woodbridge for biking and walking. Please take this s...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Survey: Unmet Transit Needs

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments needs your help. Tell us what your unmet transit needs are by following the link in the QR code or by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PF5P5SH. The survey ends Dec 31, 2021. We thank you for taking the time to...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Anderson, Corrales speaking on equitable engagement at SCAG event

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San Joaquin Council of Governments’ Kim Anderson (left) and Christine Corrales are scheduled to speak on equitable engagement during Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) virtual Toolbox Tuesday at 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday,...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

One Voice® trip to Capitol rescheduled, but advocacy continues

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A planned San Joaquin One Voice® trip to Washington, D.C., by regional transportation planners, elected officials and community supporters to advocate for much-needed federal transportation funding has been rescheduled from Octob...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Joining forces in a megaregion scale transportation collaboration

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Representatives from 3 regional planning agencies pledge backing for ‘Megaregion Dozen’ projects  

For the first time, representatives of three regional planning agencies spanning major population centers from the Bay Area to t...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

SJCOG fills 3 of 4 vacancies on citizens panel; still looking for trucking industry rep

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San Joaquin Council of Governments Board of Directors on Thursday filled the third of four vacancies on the agency’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) and is still seeking a representative from the trucking industry.

The CAC is ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

San Joaquin residents invited to virtual workshop on future transportation needs

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San Joaquin County residents are invited to a San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) Zoom webinar on the proposed strategies, projects, and programs for the 2022 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS).

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

2 Stockton natives, CivicSpark fellows join SJCOG to give back to community

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Two women have returned to their native Stockton as CivicSpark fellows to help plan the future of San Joaquin County.

Angela Carranza and Hillary Nguyen Pham will be working at the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) on housing iss...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

SJCOG 2022 RTP/SCS survey results now available

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The results are in for a survey that gave San Joaquin County residents a chance to have a hand in planning furture transportation in the region.

More than 400 survey-takers went online to fill out the MetroQuest survey that was open to the public from June...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

One Voice® credited during briefing on infrastructure legislation

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The San Joaquin One Voice® advocacy effort led by the San Joaquin Council of Governments to draw critical funding for regional improvement projects may have encouraged federal lawmakers to support vital infrastructure legislation.

Led by SJCOG, the...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

SJCOG board OKs study of Roth Road corridor

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) Board of Directors OK’d a first step in developing a plan to identify and carry out improvements along the Roth Road corridor between Interstate 5 and State Route 99.

SJCOG, San Joaquin County, and t...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Board Meeting Update

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SJCOG's Board of Directors meeting scheduled for Aug. 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM has changed to ZOOM meeting only. Due to HVAC issues, the option to meet "in person" at the SJCOG Weber office is being eliminated. Again, the meeting will take p...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Agencies leveraging programs to reduce air pollution in Stockton neighborhoods

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Stockton residents will be able to breathe more easily thanks to separate efforts being leveraged to achieve a common goal — reducing air pollution.

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently approved the Community Emissions Reduction Program (CERP...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Survey: Plan the future of San Joaquin!

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We need your help with planning the future of the San Joaquin region! Take this survey and enter a chance to win a $50 gift card. Survey ends Aug 31st: http://metroquestsurvey.com/m4z0k

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Blog highlights unexpected SJCOG effort — helping to expand region’s fiber optic network

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A transportation engineering blog is touting an effort by the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) that might not seem a fit for the agency tasked with planning, financing and coordinating transportation, housing and habitat conservation for the reg...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

SJCOG sees soaring demand for vanpools in three counties

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments’ three-county vanpool program grew sharply in the past two years as workers sought safe, dependable and affordable transportation as an alternative to driving alone to and from work.

In the 2018-19 fiscal year, 8,995 ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Executive Director Nguyen named vice chair of San Joaquin Valley planning committee

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San Joaquin Council of Governments Executive Director Diane Nguyen today begins her one-year tenure as vice chair of the San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies’ Directors’ Committee.

The committee consists of representatives from the eight regional ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

SJCOG’s groundbreaking contactless transit fare payment service wins national award

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The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) last week received a prestigious National Association of Regional Councils Achievement Award for its EZHub, a cashless mobile ticketing and fare payment system in the Vamos Mobility trip planning app. It’s an...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Survey says: County residents can help plan future transportation

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San Joaquin County residents can have a hand in planning the future of transportation in the region by simply filling out a brief survey.

The survey results will be used as part of the San Joaquin Council of Governments’ Envision 2050 project to u...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Push to vaccinate county residents gains momentum

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Organizers are using everything from door-to-door canvassing to social media to get out information on how area residents can get vaccinated for COVID-19.Local organizers are working with the Get Out The Vaccine campaign by hiring 25 mostly bilingual canv...

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