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StanCOG Outreach Due For Transportation Plan

The Stanislaus Council of Governments (StanCOG) invites the community to discuss the emerging trends, land use choices, and transportation strategies that will shape the future of transportation in Stanislaus County at two upcoming community workshops to be held in March.

At these workshops, StanCOG will present, for public input, the analysis results for the land use scenario alternatives previously presented at the prior public meetings along with transportation strategies to support the development of the 2022 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS).

The bilingual workshops will be held on Monday, March 28, 2022 and Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Links to the workshops can be accessed at or by phone. At the start of both Zoom workshops, participants will be able to choose between either English or Spanish presentations. The Spanish presentations will be conducted by a certified interpreter. Community members can join the workshops through Zoom or call toll free.

Monday, March 28, 2022 – 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Dial: 833 548 0282, Webinar ID: 963 0189 0221. To access the March 28 Zoom workshop, go to and click on the “Launch Meeting” button.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 – 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Dial: 888 475 4499, Webinar ID: 916 7399 8085. To access the March 30 Zoom workshop, go to and click on the “Launch Meeting” button.

For the full online workshop experience, visit to access and launch the Zoom workshops.

StanCOG’s interactive project website hosts project information, presentations, and comment and survey opportunities. Everyone across the county is welcome and encouraged to join the conversation. Questions about the RTP/SCS can be directed to Isael Ojeda, Senior Planner, at or call 209-525-4632.

The Stanislaus Council of Governments (StanCOG) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), as designated by the federal government, the Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA), as designated by the State of California, and the Local Transportation Authority (LTA), which administers the local Measure L sales tax dedicated to transportation improvements in the Stanislaus region. StanCOG is a public organization that works with local governments and citizens in the Stanislaus region to address transportation issues and needs that cross city and county boundaries.

Established in 1971, StanCOG is a council of city and county governments, comprised of the cities of Ceres, Hughson, Modesto, Newman, Oakdale, Patterson, Riverbank, Turlock and Waterford, and Stanislaus County, which addresses regional transportation issues. It provides the forum that brings local mayors, city council members and county supervisors together to work on regional transportation improvements in a setting that promotes the involvement of the public in the planning process for the Stanislaus region.