South Bay Region Achieves National Recognition for Solar and EV Achievements

The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) and eight South Bay Cities received national recognition for their cutting-edge work advancing solar energy and electric vehicles (EVs), while using education and outreach to make solar more accessible to the public. These communities achieved designation from the national SolSmart program, which has [...]

2021-07-21T11:33:32-07:00October 25, 2019|

SBCCOG Comments on Regional Housing Needs Assessment

While several of the South Bay cities are submitting their comments individually, the SBCCOG is taking this opportunity to widen the lens and review the bigger picture of Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA). The State and its cities have had conflicts over the process since its introduction in 1969. This [...]

2021-07-21T11:34:42-07:00September 16, 2019|

SBCCOG Leads 21st Century Connectivity Effort with Selection of American Dark Fiber to Build a South Bay Fiber Network

The South Bay Cities will soon become even more closely connected as they join forces to offer faster and less expensive broadband connectivity to their facilities with an investment in a next-generation dedicated fiber network. The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (“SBCCOG”) has awarded a contract to American Dark [...]

2021-07-21T11:39:52-07:00July 10, 2019|

South Bay Housing Forum Recap

On May 10, 2019, SBCCOG partnered with South Bay Association of REALTORS and the National Association of Realtors® to host a half-day conference on housing in the South Bay. The Housing Forum sought to address practical, working solutions to the housing crisis and issues of housing supply in the South Bay [...]

2021-07-21T11:44:08-07:00May 22, 2019|

Local Travel Network

In December 2018, the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) received a sustainable transportation planning grant from Caltrans to plan a “Local Travel Network.” This grant will allow the SBCCOG to build on Metro’s conceptual master plan entitled “Slow Speed Network Strategic Plan for the South Bay” (Civic Projects, September, 2018) [...]

2023-03-05T14:24:28-08:00March 18, 2019|

Easy Reader News Article on 20th Annual General Assembly

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is a surgeon, philanthropist, entrepreneur and as of last year, the chairman of the Los Angeles Times. On Thursday, February 28th, he became a rockstar among South Bay government policy wonks. Soon-Shiong was the keynote speaker at the 20th Annual South Bay Cities Council of Governments General Assembly, [...]

2021-07-21T11:48:34-07:00March 13, 2019|

Blue Line Improvements Begin on January 26, 2019 – Plan Ahead!

The New Blue Improvements Project is a $350 million investment to improve safety, increase reliability, and enhance your customer experience. Due to a series of state of good repair and capital improvements, the Blue Line will need to be closed for two extended four-month closures starting with the southern segment [...]

2021-07-21T12:00:32-07:00January 2, 2019|

SBCCOG Bike & E-Scooter Survey

Your participation in this survey will allow local South Bay officials to evaluate how shared active transportation programs - like Bike and E-Scooters - could best be implemented to provide additional transportation choices while addressing safety, economics, and other concerns of the community. The responses you provide will help to [...]

2021-07-21T12:04:42-07:00August 13, 2018|
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