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1111 I Street
Suite 308
Modesto, CA 95354
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Phone: (209) 525-4600
Fax: (209) 558-7833

Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm
Closed September 2, 5, 16 and 30

Welcome to the Stanislaus Council of Governments!

Welcome to the Stanislaus Council of Governments!

The Stanislaus Council of Governments (StanCOG) is a council of city and county governments that was established to address regional transportation issues.

StanCOG is comprised of the cities of Ceres, Hughson, Modesto, Newman, Oakdale, Patterson, Riverbank, Turlock and Waterford, and Stanislaus County.

StanCOG is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) and the Local Transportation Authority (LTA) for the Stanislaus region.

Regoinal Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS)

2022 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS)

StanCOG has updated the Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS), a multi-modal transportation plan for Stanislaus County through the year 2046. The RTP/SCS defines the policies, plans and programs for the coordination and programming of transportation improvements in the region.

On August 17, 2022, the StanCOG Policy Board adopted the 2022 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS). To access the final plan, click here.

Adopted Final Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Methodology

Adopted Final Regional Housing Needs (RHNA) Plan

New Transportation Investments are Needed Throughout Stanislaus County

Measure L

Measure L is the Transportation Ordinance and Expenditure Plan approved by Stanislaus County voters on November 8, 2016 . The measure raised the sales tax in Stanislaus County on April 1, 2017, by one-half cent for a total period of 25 years to improve our local streets and roads, improve connectivity and reduce congestion.

Measure L includes strong taxpayer safeguards to ensure that the projects and programs approved by the voters are funded and delivered. A Citizens Oversight Committee has been created to provide an enhanced level of accountability for expenditures made under the Plan to ensure that all voter mandates are carried out and that the financial integrity and performance of the program is maintained.

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Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

Essential StanCOG staff are in the StanCOG office Monday through Thursday 8 am to 5 pm to conduct StanCOG business. Staff also work remotely and are available via e-mail, telephone and video conference to assist the public.

Please call us at 209-525-4600 for assistance.

Members of the public may participate in StanCOG committee and Policy Board meetings electronically. For Policy Board meetings, in-person public attendance is permitted for a limited capacity and is first-come first-serve.

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