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

 

 

Kern COG Annual Regional Awards

Kern Council of Governments will honor individuals, organizations and programs for making major contributions to this area’s quality of life through innovative, cooperative efforts during its annual Regional Awards of Merit Program on March 3, 2016.  Click here for more information.

 

Kern COG Annual Report

In 2014-15, cities and the County of Kern received more than $8.1 million for bicycle and pedestrian projects through California's new Active Transportation Program, while Kern COG programmed nearly $342 million in capital projects on local roads, highways and freeways. Read all about it in our Annual Report.

 

2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (2016 RTIP)

Kern COG has begun its 2016 RTIP process. For more information about this process, please visit our RTIP webpage.

 

Kern COG Quarterly Newsletter

Nearly $285 million has been allotted for different transportation projects throughout the Kern region over the next five years, including $194 million to continue the Thomas Roads Improvement Program in Bakersfield. Read more about this story and many others in Kern COG's Winter Quarterly.

 

Projects of Regional Significance Progress Report

The January 2016 edition of the Progress Report for Projects of Regional Significance is now available.

Transportation Progress Report [January 2016] 2 MB

 

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