2020 Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy Update

Overview Jennifer Hargrove

2020 MTP/SCS Update

The Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (MTP/SCS) for the Sacramento region pro-actively links land use, air quality, and transportation needs. The current 2016 MTP/SCS was adopted in February 2016. The MTP/SCS is federally required to be updated every four years. The SACOG board will consider action to adopt the 2020 MTP/SCS and accompanying documents at a special board meeting on November 18, 2019.

The Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (MTP/SCS) for the Sacramento region pro-actively links land use, air quality, and transportation needs. The current 2016 MTP/SCS was adopted in February 2016. The MTP/SCS is federally required to be updated every four years. The SACOG board will consider action to adopt the 2020 MTP/SCS and accompanying documents at a special board meeting on November 18, 2019.

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Public Review Draft 2020 MTP/SCS and EIR Now Available
45-day comment period ends November 7, 2019

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Regional Progress Report

The Regional Progress Report is a report on key indicators useful for understanding changes in the region’s economic growth, development, and travel over the last several years. Transportation and travel have implications and impacts on many aspects of the economy, quality of life, and the environment.

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Workshop on Pricing and User Fees

As part of the 2020 MTP/SCS update, SACOG is discussing options to offset the projected loss of fuel excise tax revenues over time, potentially including pricing or user fees.  At the May 17th Board meeting, a workshop on innovative pricing and user fee projects and pilot tests from around the country was held, with two presenters (see links to presentation materials):