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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 November 11, 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25

About StanCOG

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 the County of Stanislaus, that was established in 1971 by a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) to address regional transportation issues.

StanCOG is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Stanislaus region 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). An MPO/RTPA/LTA is a public organization that works with local governments and citizens in its region by dealing with issues and needs that cross city and county boundaries.

StanCOG is responsible for developing and updating a variety of transportation plans, and for allocating the federal, state and local funds to implement them. While regional transportation planning is its primary role, issues that affect the entire region such as air quality are also part of what StanCOG does.

StanCOG provides the forum that brings mayors, city council members and county supervisors together to work on regional issues in a setting that promotes the involvement of the public in the planning process for the Stanislaus region.

Our Mission

To provide planning coordination that enhances the quality of life in the Stanislaus region by working with local governments, state and federal agencies, and the public to create real solutions to regional transportation issues.


To create a dynamic transportation network that safely and efficiently moves people and goods, improves the region’s air quality, and enhances the lives of the region’s residents.

Overall Objectives of StanCOG:

  1. Improve Mobility
  2. Reduce Congestion
  3. Improve Air Quality

Financial Information

Overall Work Program (OWP)

The Overall Work Program (OWP) is a management tool that identifies the tasks and products that StanCOG will undertake during the fiscal year. It identifies the funding sources and staff resources needed. A line item budget is included which lists the revenues to be received and expended in accomplishing the OWP.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

StanCOG is dedicated to increasing the participation of disadvantaged business enterprise in both Federal and State contracting and procurement.

Caltrans Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for Federal Transit Projects Fiscal Year 2011/12

Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program

StanCOG also serves as the Abandoned Vehicle Authority (AVA) as designated by the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors, pursuant to California Vehicle Code, Section 22710(a). It receives funding from the State Department of Motor Vehicles, a surcharge of one dollar per vehicle registered in Stanislaus County, to fund the abandoned vehicle abatement program.

Abandoned Vehicle Abatement

Rosa De León Park
Executive Director
Phone: (209) 525-4642
E-mail: gro.gocnats@krapr

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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