Self-Help Counties Coalition

local county transportation agencies delivering super majority voter-approved transportation sales tax measures throughout California

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Click here to watch first half, and here for second half  of the CTC -SHCC May 18th Town Hall

November 17 – 19, 2019
Hotel del Coronado, San Diego

The Focus on the Future conference provides a forum for Self-Help Counties and other transportation agencies, elected officials, and the private sector to share experiences, highlight upcoming projects, and interact in a relaxed environment. The conference continues to be the premier transportation conference in California with over 800 people in attendance and growing!

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The Self Help Counties Coalition (SHCC) is the organization of 25 local county transportation agencies delivering super majority voter-approved transportation sales tax measures throughout California. SHCC member agencies are dedicated to keeping the faith of the voting public who provide the authority and the funding so that we may deliver the priority transportation projects Californians depend upon everyday. SHCC as an organization is dedicated to ensuring sound public policy so that the State of California can meet our transportation infrastructure needs. SHCC works closely with the California Transportation Commission, the California Department of Transportation, elected officials as well as other public and private sector interests.

Members

Alameda County Transportation Commission
The mission of the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) is to plan, fund and deliver transportation programs and projects that expand access and improve mobility to foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.
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Contra Costa Transportation Authority
The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is a public agency formed by Contra Costa voters in 1988 to manage the county’s transportation sales tax program and to do countywide transportation planning.
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Fresno County Transportation Authority
The Fresno County Transportation Authority (FCTA) is the entity created by legislation to administer the Measure C Program(s) and ensure the revenue is received and distributed appropriately.
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Imperial County Transportation Commission
The Imperial County Transportation Commission was established under Senate Bill 607 (SB 607 – Ducheny) which was approved by the California Legislature and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2009. As a county transportation commission, ICTC member agencies are enabled to exercise basic initiative and leadership in the transportation planning and programming process.
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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties.
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Madera County Transportation Commission
The Madera County Transportation Commission is the Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) and the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Madera County.
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Transportation Authority of Marin
The Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) is designated as both the congestion management agency and the transportation sales tax authority for Marin County.
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Merced County Association of Governments
MCAG is an association of city and county governments, with members who meet to solve regional problems such as transportation, solid waste, and air quality. This Association of Governments is where the cities and the county come together as equal partners to solve problems that can only be accomplished by working together.
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Transportation Agency for Monterey County
The Transportation Agency for Monterey County’s mission is to proactively fund and plan a transportation system that enhances mobility, safety, access, environmental quality and economic activities by investing in regional transportation projects for Monterey County residents, businesses and visitors.
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Napa Valley Transportation Authority
The Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA) is a Congestion Management Agency formed in 1998 as a joint effort by the cities of American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, the town of Yountville and the County of Napa. NVTA serves as the countywide transportation planning agency.
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Orange County Transportation Authority
Since its formation in 1991, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has kept residents and commuters moving throughout the 34 cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. OCTA’s responsibilities, programs and services impact every aspect of transportation within the state’s third largest county.
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Riverside County Transportation Commission
RCTC plans and implements transportation and transit improvements, assists local governments with money for local streets and roads, helps smooth the way for commuters and goods movement, and ensures that everyone has access to transportation.
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Sacramento Transportation Authority
The STA is primarily responsible for administering the Measure A program: the half-percent sales tax for transportation improvements in Sacramento County.
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Council of San Benito County Governments
COG is working diligently to to implement the San Benito County Roads and Transportation Safety Investment Plan with a 1% sales tax, which will address these critical issues and help shape a successful transportation future for San Benito County residents for generations to come.
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San Bernardino Associated Governments
San Bernardino Associated Governments, known as SANBAG, is the council of governments and transportation planning agency for San Bernardino County. SANBAG is responsible for cooperative regional planning and furthering an efficient multi-modal transportation system countywide.
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San Diego Association of Governments
The 18 cities and county government are SANDAG, the San Diego Association of Governments. This public agency serves as the forum for regional decision-making. SANDAG builds consensus; makes strategic plans; obtains and allocates resources; plans, engineers, and builds public transportation, and provides information on a broad range of topics pertinent to the region’s quality of life.
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San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Created in 1989, the Transportation Authority is responsible for long-range transportation planning for the city, and it analyzes, designs and funds improvements for San Francisco’s roadway and public transportation networks.
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San Joaquin Council of Governments
The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) is a joint-powers authority comprised of the County of San Joaquin and the cities of Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, Tracy, Ripon, Escalon, and Lathrop. SJCOG serves as the regional transportation planning agency.
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San Mateo County Transportation Authority
The San Mateo County Transportation Authority was formed in 1988 with the passage of the voter-approved half-cent sales tax for countywide transportation projects and programs, known as Measure A.
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Santa Barbara County Association of Governments
The Santa Barbara County Association of Governments is a regional planning agency comprised of Santa Barbara County and all eight incorporated cities within the county.  SBCAG distributes local, state, and federal transportation funds and acts as a forum for addressing regional and multi-jurisdictional issues.
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Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is an independent special district that provides sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options that are innovative, environmentally responsible, and promote the vitality of our region.
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Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
Over 2/3 of Santa Cruz County (83,000) approved Measure D, a 1/2 cent sales tax measure on the November 2016 ballot to fund a comprehensive and inclusive package of transportation improvements.
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Sonoma County Transportation Authority
The Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA) was created in 1990 and is governed by a twelve-member Board of Directors representing each of the nine cities – Cloverdale, Cotati, Healdsburg, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma and Windsor – and the Sonoma County board of Supervisors. The SCTA acts as the countywide planning and fund programming agency for transportation.
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Stanislaus Council of Governments
The Stanislaus Council of Governments has proposed an Expenditure Plan based on a 25-year, half-cent sales tax measure for consideration by voters on the November 2016 ballot called Measure L.
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Tulare County Transportation Authority Board
On November 7, 2006, the voters of Tulare County approved Measure R, imposing a 1/2 cent sales tax for transportation within the incorporated and unincorporated area of Tulare County for the next 30 years.
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