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 COG asks your help in celebrating those individuals, projects and programs that have made the quality of life a little better throughout our great Golden Empire. Nominations for the 2015 Regional Awards of Merit program are open now through Monday, Nov. 23. Find the criteria, rules and nomination form here.


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

Transportation Progress Report [October 2015] 3 MB



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