SCAG’s Sustainability Program works actively with Southern California communities and stakeholders to create a dynamic regional growth vision based on the principles of mobility, livability, prosperity and sustainability. The program’s work focuses on implementing the region’s Sustainable Communities Strategy, the state-mandated plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light trucks through integrated transportation, land use, housing and environmental planning.

Upcoming Events & Meetings


Go Human: Explore Merrimac

Apr 21, 2018; 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
@ Merrimac Way, Costa Mesa

CicLAvia: Heart of the Foothills

Apr 22, 2018; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
@ San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, Claremont

Transportation Conformity Working Group

Apr 24, 2018; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: Students & Public Invited to Re-Imagine Merrimac Way in Costa Mesa
Posted April 18, 2018
Costa Mesa, Calif. –The City of Costa Mesa and the Southern California Association of Governments...
Norwalk Green Line Extension Study On Hold
Posted April 05, 2018
In coordination with the City of Norwalk, SCAG is temporarily pausing work on the Norwalk Green...

Sustainability Related Links
​The mission of the Air Resources Board (ARB) is to promote and protect public health, welfare and ecological resources through the effective and efficient reduction of air pollutants while considering the effects on the state's economy.
​Cal-Adapt provides access to data and information that has been, and continues to be, produced by the state's scientific and research community on how climate change might affect California at the local level.
​The California Energy Commission (CEC) is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency.
​California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) brings together the state's recycling and waste management programs and continues a tradition of environmental stewardship.
​The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is responsible for managing and protecting California’s water.
​California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen), Title 24, Part 11.
​The mission of the Natural Resources Agency is to restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources using creative solutions based on science, collaboration and respect for all the communities and interests.