Balancing Priorities
Investing in Transportation Choices

General information

Investment in a variety of transportation projects and programs is important for an effective and efficient transportation system.

Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation


Routine maintenance, major reconstructions, and safety improvements such as the installation of guardrails.

New, Improved, and Expanded Roads


Intersection improvements, road widening, river crossings, safety projects, signal timing, and new connections for local access.



Light rail and streetcar, fixed route and commuter bus service, and new and rehabilitated vehicles and stations, safety, and security improvements.

Biking, Walking, and Trails


Bicycle trails and routes, sidewalks, and ADA accessibility.

Programs, Planning, and Operations


Streetscaping, intelligent transportation systems, programs for ridesharing and travel info (511), clean air, open space, and planning for future projects.

Two major challenges the SACOG Board is considering in this plan update:

Road and Highway Maintenance

Transit Operations and Maintenance