Freeway Service Patrols: Out of Mind Until You Need Them

Freeway Service Patrol Tow Truck Driver provide roadside help.

When your car breaks down on the side of a hot, busy freeway, effective regional governance is probably the last thing on your mind.  You just want help—and soon! Fortunately for residents in 25 of California’s most populated regions, a Freeway Service Patrol (Patrol) truck is probably less than 15 minutes away during peak rush …

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SCAG Charts Inclusive Regional Recovery

SCAG President Rex Richardson (Long Beach) makes the opening case an inclusive economic recovery at SCAG's 11th Annual Economic Summit.

Long-term economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic must be inclusive and equitable in order to be sustainable, according to leaders of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), which hosted its 11th annual Southern California Economic Summit earlier this month. The Summit, held virtually, featured forecasts from the region’s top economists, who say Southern California …

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