Strong, Chiesa Earn National Recognition

The National Association of Regional Councils recognized City of Paso Robles Council Member Fred Strong and Stanislaus County Supervisor Vito Chiesa for their excellence in regional leadership.

Three California MPOs Earn Top Planning Honors

Three California Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), SANDAG, SCAG and MTC, were among the eleven plans selected nationally for recognition by the Federal Highway Administration and the American Planning Association.  The selected plans are singled out for their overall excellence on a variety of factors. Award are only given out every other year.   Top honors went to …

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55% Threshold for Transportation Measures

In 2016, fourteen local transportation “special” sales tax measures went on county ballots that required a two-thirds majority to pass. Thirteen of them received a super-majority approval rate of 55%. But only six passed.

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