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


Transportation Development Act - Article 3 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Claim

Kern COG is accepting applications for the Transportation Development Act (TDA) - Article 3 program. Instructions and application forms are available here.


Call for Projects

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program Call for Projects and Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Call for Projects applications are now available and are due by 4:00 PM on September 3, 2015.


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.


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 is programmed for transportation projects in Kern over the coming year. We'll show you where that money's going in Kern COG's Summer Quarterly.


Projects of Regional Significance Progress Report

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

Transportation Progress Report [July 2015] 3 MB



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