Welcome To Kern COG!
Kern COG is an association of city and county governments primarily created to address regional transportation issues. Its member agencies include the County of Kern and its 11 incorporated cities.
Share your priorities for the future of Kern!
Directions to 2050 is a regional plan to achieve long-term quality of life through transportation, land use, air quality, and energy efficiency goals. Visit our website at www.directionsto2050.com. for more information and upcoming workshop dates.
Kern 511 is live
Check out www.kern511.org for live traffic feeds, travel times, public transit links and much more. Kern 511 is Kern County’s premiere source of traveler information.
The Draft 2017 Federal Transportation Improvement Program Amendment No. 9, Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan Amendment No. 2, and Corresponding Draft Conformity Analysis are now available. Comments due October 2, 2017.
Making Downtown Bakersfield
The City of Bakersfield, in partnership with and funding from the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has begun the process to develop a High-Speed Rail Station Area Plan for Downtown Bakersfield. Information on the Plan can be found here.
2018 Regional Transportation Improvement Program
Kern COG has begun its 2018 RTIP process. For more information about this process, visit our RTIP page.
Kern COG Quarterly Newsletter
A widening project on State Route 46 has received a major funding infusion from Kern COG’s sister agencies throughout California, while public workshops on the Regional Transportation Plan have attracted more the 400 participants to date. Find these stories and many others in the summer Kern COG Quarterly.
Projects of Regional Significance Progress Report
The July 2017 edition of the Progress Report for Projects of Regional Significance is now available.