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


2015 Regional Growth Forcast Draft Report

Kern Council of Governments has released its draft 2015-2050 Growth Forecast Update for a 30-day public review period. Agency officials will also host a public workshop during its August Board meeting to explain how the forecast is used to consider potential improvements to the transportation network. Public Review Period: August 12th - September 12th. Public Workshop: 6:30pm August 20th at Kern COG Board Meeting


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 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 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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