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.


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Directions to 2050
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.
Kern 511



Workshop Notice:  Metropolitan Bakersfield Transit Center Study

The public is invited to a presentation describing the project and Transit Oriented Development (TOD). Attendees will be able to provide comments to the project, participate in a voting exercise on the transit center locations evaluated, and learn more on the components of transit centers and TODs.  More information is available here.


Kern COG Annual Report

In 2013-2014, Kern Council of Governments completed and received unanimous approval from its Board of Directors for its $11.2 billion Regional Transportation Plan. Find out more about this project and others in the 2013-14 Annual Report.


Kern COG Board Actions

Board members in January considered more than $59 million in new projects for the 2014 Federal Transportation Improvement Program. Read all about it in January's Board Actions.


Kern COG Quarterly Newsletter

A new, statewide report says 25 percent of the Kern region’s roads will need to be completely repaved over the next several years as transportation funding continues to lose buying power. Find this story and many others in the Kern COG Quarterly.


Projects of Regional Significance Progress Report

The January 2015 edition of the Progress Report for Projects of Regional Significance is now available.

Transportation Progress Report [January 2015] 3 MB



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