Active transportation refers to human-powered transportation, such as walking, cycling, using a wheelchair, in-line skating, skateboarding, etc.
It is the mission of the Association to turn Highway 99 through Fresno County into an asset which leaves an outstanding, favorable, and lasting impression on the driving public. The facility should eventually be capable of receiving state and national attention and commendation. Such improvements would enhance Fresno County’s air quality, encourage investment, attract tourism, and improve our quality of life.
An effective CMP is a systematic and regionally accepted approach for managing congestion. It provides information on transportation system performance and assesses alternative strategies for alleviating congestion and enhancing the mobility of persons and goods to levels that meet State and local needs.
This Environmental Justice Equity Analysis is intended to measure both the benefits and burdens associated with the transportation investment alternatives included in the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan, and to make sure that the environmental justice communities living within Fresno County share equitably in the benefits of the Plan’s investments without bearing a disproportionate share of the burdens.
Fresno COG facilitated the preliminary planning work on infrastructure improvement project for the Golden State Corridor. The project limits are from the northern sphere of influence of the City of Fowler, through Selma, to the southern end of Kingsburg. Work on this phase began in the spring of 2010. This initial phase of the project was completed on April 26, 2012 when the Fresno COG Policy Board adopted the Mitigated Negative Declaration environmental document and accepted the studies that were prepared to support the 30% design engineering, the design guideline manual, and the environmental document.
The California High Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has launched BuildHSR.com, a new interactive website offering quick and easy access to essential information about the 119 miles of construction underway in the Central Valley. BuildHSR.com features an interactive construction map and will be updated on a regular basis with road and construction alerts, photos, videos, construction milestones and events. Created with the user experience firmly in mind, the website has been designed using the latest technology, making the site compatible with today’s browsers and mobile devices.
The 2015 Fresno County Intelligent Transportation System Strategic Deployment Plan (ITS SDP) addresses the expanded realm of ITS in Fresno County and responds to specific recommendations and requirements to bring the Fresno COG into compliance with current ITS program standards (23 CFR 940) set by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for development of architecture and strategic plans as well as the Federal Transit Administration’s National ITS Architecture Policy on Transit Projects.
The Fresno County Voters passed an extension to the Measure C program in November 2006, continuing and half cent sales tax for transportation purposes. Much of the planning and implementation of the Measure C Program is done by Fresno COG staff, while the agency responsible for overseeing the implementation of Measure C is the Fresno County Transportation Authority (FCTA). The FCTA’s website is measurec.com.
The Overall Work Program (OWP) does two main things: 1) it describes and programs planning studies (along with any defined objectives, tasks, and deliverables), and 2) describes and programs the budgetary and staffing requirements for Fresno COG. The OWP is a requirement for metropolitan transportation planning activities performed with Federal funds provided under 23 USC and 49 USC 53.
The Fresno County Regional Long–Range Transit Plan will provide guidance for the future investment in the public transportation system in Fresno County. The Plan will detail how to provide and preserve a sustainable, safe, integrated and efficient transit system which will enhance Fresno’s economy and livability. more…
Fresno COG’s 2018 Regional Transportation Plan charts the 25-year course of transportation to 2042. As we address greenhouse gas emissions reductions and other air emissions it is our goal to plan sustainably, with purpose and direction. Look forward with us to Fresno’s future through the year 2042. The Regional Transportation Plan provides mobility to keep us moving. It is made up of a variety of different elements or chapters, and each element is augmented by additional documentation.
The San Joaquin Valley Interregional Goods Movement Plan identifies a future preferred goods movement system for the Valley implemented through a comprehensive interregional strategy. This planning effort was organized by all eight of the San Joaquin Valley Regional Transportation Planning Agencies (RTPA’s/COG’s), and was managed by valley-wide coordinator/consultant Michael Sigala, with Sigala Inc., with consultant services provided by Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
SB 375 (Steinberg) is California state law that became effective January 1, 2009. This new law requires California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) to develop regional reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), and prompts the creation of regional plans to reduce emissions from vehicle use throughout the state. California’s 18 Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) have been tasked with creating “Sustainable Community Strategies” (SCS).