Regional Planning Partnership Meeting
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  1. Introductions (Renee DeVere-Oki and Alex Cole-Weiss; 3 minutes)

    1. Welcome
    2. What is the RPP?
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  1. The SACOG Regional Agencies Partnership Update

    1. Updates from Membership and Partners (5 minutes): Please feel free to share updates relevant to the region during this time. Limit yourself to two minutes. (Raise your hand to be un-muted or type an update to be read in the chat box.)


  1. 2023 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) Update (15 minutes): SACOG is initiating work on the 2023 Federal Metropolitan Transportation Plan (2023 MTP) update.

    1. Background on the 2025 Blueprint (Blueprint) and the 2023 MTP (Clint Holtzen)
    2. Status Update on Transportation Project Considerations for the 2023 MTP (Miguel Mendoza): See Attachment 3A.
    3. Conformity Assumptions for the 2023 MTP (Renee DeVere-Oki): Consensus/discussion on Conformity Assumptions for the 2023 MTP. See Attachment 3B.


  1. Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (“Blueprint”) – Update on Plan Development and Related Activities (Clint Holtzen; 5 minutes)

    1. Summary of administrative actions and information items to the SACOG board and committees last quarter.

      1. March presentation to LUNR on Pathways (Dov Kadin)
    2. Update on the 2025 Blueprint.
      1. An update on actions and outreach.
      2. Register now for SACOG’s Blueprint Workshop on June 16, 2023. Attendees of this event will hear presentations on the current state of the region, findings of a recent Built Environment Poll, and learn more about the Blueprint Pathways. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a collaborative activity exploring possible futures informed by Pathway assumptions, and identify the policies and strategies needed to achieve the future we want to live in.


  1. Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Plan (MTIP) (Miguel Mendoza; 5 minutes):

    1. Summary of administrative actions and information items to the SACOG board and committees last quarter.

      1. 2023 Amendment and Modification Updates
        1. Administrative Modification 2023-05 was released on May 11.
        2. Administrative Modification 2023-06 is set to be released in early to mid-June.


  1. Project Level Conformity Working Group Update (Miguel Mendoza; 5 minutes)

    1. Working Group Update
    2. Projects of Air Quality Concern (POAQC) Quarterly Update – Two projects were circulated last quarter for POAQC determinations:
      1. SAC24732 – 5475(038) – Auburn Blvd Complete Streets Phase 2. This project was found to not be of air quality concern.
      2. CAL21275 – 6203(061) – I-5 Managed Lanes: I-5/US50 Interchange to Sacramento River. This project is still pending a determination. More information was requested of the project sponsor and the data will be provided later.


  1. Update on 2022-23 Funding Activities (30 minutes)

    1. Summary of action and information items to the SACOG board and committees in last quarter.

      1. Engage, Empower, Implement (EEI) Update (Rosie Ramos; 7 min): EEI will strategically invest $3 million in low-income communities with an emphasis on communities that have faced the largest inequities. Through this funding program, SACOG aims to establish a funding framework and planning process to create a pipeline of equitable, safe, and sustainable projects throughout the Sacramento region. In the coming weeks, staff and consultants will be conducting focus groups with CBOs and connecting with cities and counties to gather information to develop the framework.  
      2. 2022-23 Regional Funding Program recommendations – approved by the SACOG Board on May 17, 2023. (Chris Dougherty; 5 minutes) At the May Board Meeting the Board adopted the staff recommendations for the 2022/23 Regional Funding Round. 42 projects were awarded approximately $101 million in funding. See staff report.
      3. Future Funding Round Working Group Update (Board and Staff) – (Chris Dougherty; 5 minutes) Our region must identify how we can invest our transportation funding in a way that supports a Triple Bottom Line (equity, environment, economy). Federal and state funding opportunities are expanding to support new types of projects that demonstrate diverse benefits to communities, using transportation as a lever to support placemaking and community revitalization, equity, climate resiliency, and public health in addition to the traditional co-benefits of goods movement and transportation safety.
        An ad-hoc board working group with one member from each of the six SACOG counties is providing direction on the development of funding round programs, framework, and evaluation criteria. (Board Working Group Charge; video of the first meeting of the Board Working Group) The board Funding Round Working Group is expected to meet through mid-2024, culminating in a final funding round program, framework, and evaluation criteria.
    2. Look ahead to this quarter (Chris Dougherty; 5 minutes)
      1. Revolving Match funding: Recommendations available by June 1, 2023. More info.
      2. Federal funding and grant updates (Gabriela Herrera)
        1. Applying for SS4A or interested in other opportunities? Let us know-email us at


  1. Transit Activities (Michael Rosson/Barbara VaughanBechtold; 5 minutes)

    1. Summary of formal action and information items to the SACOG board and committees last quarter.
    2. Look ahead to this quarter.


  1. Adaptation and Climate Resiliency: Projects and Grants (15 minutes)

    1. Draft Sacramento Regional Emergency Preparedness Strategy (Michael Rosson/Victoria; 7 minutes)

      1. presentation slides
      2. Staff is seeking your input on key recommendations for coordination and training, infrastructure and logistics, and public communications
    2. Grant opportunities (Renee DeVere-Oki; 7 minutes)
      1. Federal: Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT). Grant information is available here. Interested in applying? Reach out to  and CALTRANS.
      2. State:
        1. Local Transportation Infrastructure Climate Adaption Program (LTCAP)-Competitive funding available through the California Transportation Commission
        2. Regional Resilience Grant Program (RRGP)-Competitive funding available through the Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) and other opportunities.


  1. Other matters


  1. Adjournment


The next meeting is a special meeting scheduled for July 26, 2:00 p.m. Please visit for more information.

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