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San Luis Obispo Council of Governments Celebrating 50 Years of Connecting Communities fy
1968/69 - 2018/19
2018 SLOCOG Board of Directors Tom Oâ€™Malley, Mayor, Atascadero President Dan Rivoire, Councilmember, San Luis Obispo Vice President Tim Brown, Councilmember, Arroyo Grande Board Member John Shoals, Mayor, Grover Beach Board Member John Headding, Councilmember, Morro Bay Board Member Fred Strong, Councilmember, Paso Robles Board Member Ed Waage, Mayor, Pismo Beach Board Member John Peschong, Supervisor, SLO County District 1 Board Member Bruce Gibson, Supervisor, SLO County District 2 Board Member Adam Hill, Supervisor, SLO County District 3 Board Member Lynn Compton, Supervisor, SLO County District 4 Board Member Debbie Arnold, Supervisor, SLO County District 5 Board Member Timothy Gubbins, District Director, Caltrans District 5 Ex-Officio
2018 SLOCOG Staff Peter Rodgers Executive Director Richard Murphy Programming Director James Worthley Planning Director Geoffrey Chiapella Senior Transportation Planner Tim Gillham Transportation Planner John DiNunzio Transportation Planner Daniel Audelo Transportation Planner Stephen Hanamaikai Transportation Planner Morty Prisament Environmental Special Projects Sarah Woolsey Mobility Planning & Programs Lead Anna Devers Planning & Public Affairs Mallory Jenkins Rideshare Program Manager Peter Williamson Rideshare Employer Outreach Coordinator Lori Kramer Administrative Services Manager Robert Cone Administrative Services Officer Tessa Betz Administrative Services Officer Aida Nicklin Executive Secretary Barbara Troyan Administrative Assistant Sean Macias Administrative Assistant
WHO IS SLOCOG?
The San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) connects our communities by allocating federal and state funds, planning for the future and facilitating the collaboration of all levels of government, interested parties and residents toward a common goal.
SLOCOG is an association of local governments in San Luis Obispo County, which is made up of seven cities (Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Grover Beach, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo) and the County of San Luis Obispo.
SLO COUNTY REGION
The mission of SLOCOG is to establish and maintain an effective transportation system, and enhance the high quality of life in San Luis Obispo County by providing resources and solutions and promoting collaborative inter-governmental relationships.
SLOCOG holds several designations that give it the authority to plan and allocate funding for a variety of projects that affect the seven incorporated cities and the County of San Luis Obispo.
* MPO (Metropolitan Planning
The vision of SLOCOG is to make San Luis Obispo County the best place to live, work, travel, and play.
* CDA (Regional Census Data
* COG (Council of
* RTPA (Regional
Transportation Planning Agency) Organization) Affiliate)
* SAFE (Service Authority for
Freeways and Expressways)
A BRIEF HISTORY OF
Over the years, SLOCOG has allocated hundreds of millions of dollars to transportation projects and programs, while serving as a forum for area wide issues. Here are a few milestones.
Region forms San Luis Obispo County and Cities Area Planning and Coordinating Council (SLOCCAPCC - whew!) through a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) among the incorporated cities and the County of San Luis Obispo, designated as the Regional Planning Agency and the Regional Transportation Planning Agency.
Begins allocating State transportation funds.
Board adopts first Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and begins allocating newly enacted Federal transportation funds.
SLOCACOG funds the creation of SLO Regional Rideshare at the County offices.
SLOCACOG adopts a new name and is now known as the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG).
SLOCOG helps form a single, consolidated Regional Transit Authority (RTA), providing transit services countywide.
SLOCOG also becomes the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and begins programming Federal dollars.
SLOCOG becomes an independent agency, officially separating from the County of San Luis Obispo. Also becomes a Census Data Affiliate (CDA) Center.
SLOCOG facilitates the formation of the county wide "Integrated Waste Management Authority" to provide a region wide plan and program to reduce solid and hazardous wastes.
SLOCOG is designated a Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SAFE).
US 101 South County Major Investment Study is developed.
SLOCOG brings SLO Regional Rideshare program in-house.
SLOCOG integrates land use and transportation planning with the Community 2050 Regional Blueprint.
SLOCOG rebrands with a fresh look and new outreach strategies.
SLOCOG celebrates 50 Years of Connecting Communities.
Arroyo Grande is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by both a local elected official from the City and the San Luis Obispo County District 4 Supervisor.
square miles ARROYO GRANDE
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN ARROYO GRANDE * US 101 auxiliary lanes for congestion relief * US 101 interchanges at Oak Park Blvd., Camino Mercado, Brisco Rd. and Grand Ave. (funded) * Grand Ave. streetscapes, including sidewalks and bulb outs, planted medians, bike lanes and landscaping * Downtown Village streetscapes and Creek Walk enhancements, including sidewalks, crosswalks, landscaping and trees * Bike lanes and pedestrian walkways on El Camino Real * Halcyon Park & Ride Lot and Bus Transfer station * Class II bike lanes on Fair Oaks Ave., The Pike and Grand Ave. * Gateway monument sign * Safe Routes to School projects * Oak Park Blvd. reconstruction and improvements
Atascadero is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors both by an elected official from the City and by the San Luis Obispo County District 5 Supervisor.
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN ATASCADERO * SR 41 realignment east of US 101 * US 101/SR 41 interchange improvements * SR 41 turnouts by Los Altos Rd. * Bike paths on El Camino Real, Traffic Way, Santa Rosa Rd., Atascadero Ave. and along SR 41 * Safe Routes to School projects on Atascadero Ave. and Santa Rosa Ave. by Santa Rosa Elementary School and at San Gabriel Rd. serving San Gabriel schools * Street enhancements on El Camino Real and Traffic Way * Lewis Ave. bridge connection with Safe Routes to School access to downtown from Atascadero Junior High School * Atascadero Transit Center * Seed money for acquisition of Stadium Park (26 acres open space) * Walkway around Atascadero Lake * Landscaping on US 101/SR 41 interchange * 5 Park & Ride Lots (St. Williams, SR 41, Curbaril Ave., Santa Rosa Rd. and Santa Barbara Rd.) * SR 41 Class I bike path and Complete Streets Feasibility Study * Local extension of regional transit coverage and consolidation of fixed-route services to save operating costs
Grover Beach is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by both a local elected official from the City and the San Luis Obispo County District 3 Supervisor.
square miles GROVER BEACH
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN GROVER BEACH * Boardwalk connecting Grover Beach and Pismo Beach * Grand Ave. streetscape enhancements, including bulb-outs, sidewalks, street furniture, landscaping and bike lanes * Grover Beach Train Station â€“ construction of facility and creation of train service & station expansion * Ramona Garden Transit Center and Park & Ride lot * US 101/Oak Park Blvd. interchange and roadway widening, bike lanes and sidewalks * US 101/4th St. interchange, bike lanes, widening and sidewalks * Bike lanes and crosswalks on Farroll Rd., Atlantic Ave., Grand Ave., Oak Park and 4th St. * Safe Routes to School improvements around Grover Beach Elementary and Grover Heights Elementary schools * Meadow Creek Bridge reconstruction on Grand Ave.
Morro Bay is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by both a local elected official from the City and the San Luis Obispo County District 2 Supervisor.
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN MORRO BAY * Roundabout on Morro Bay Blvd. and Quintana Rd. * Morro Bay Harbor Walk * Morro Creek Bridge, connecting the harbor to SR 41 and Cloisters * Class I bike lanes adjacent to Morro Bay High School * Class II bike lanes on Main St., Quintana Rd. and South Bay Blvd. * Morro Bay Transit Services and transit stop * South Bay Blvd. rehabilitation at Quintana Rd. and SR 1 ramps * Twin bridges on South Bay Blvd. * Engineering and environmental review for Hwy. 1/41 intersection
Paso Robles is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors both by an elected official from the City and by the San Luis Obispo County District 1 Supervisor.
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN PASO ROBLES * SR 46 East widening and improvements (from US 101 to Kern County line) * US 101/SR 46 East interchange * Construction of the 13th St. bridge * US 101 Southbound on/off ramps at 17th St. * US 101/SR 46 West interchange improvements â€“ Theatre Drive re-alignment * Niblick bridge widening: lane, sidewalk and bike lanes * Paso Robles Train Station: Construction of station, park and ride lot and re-establishment of rail service to Paso Robles * Vine St. bike lanes running north and south * Salinas River Trail River Walk * Gateway monument signs at city entrances * Median barrier aesthetic design and landscaping along US 101 * Extension of regional transit services and consolidation of transit providers to save money and enhance connectivity * Union Rd. bike lanes and road improvements * Spring St. planted medians at north and south sides of town * Environmental and engineering of SR 46 East/ Union Rd. and US 101/SR 46 West interchange
Pismo Beach is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by both a local elected official from the City and the San Luis Obispo County District 3 Supervisor.
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN PISMO BEACH * US 101 Shell Beach congestion relief engineering & design * US 101S Shell Beach truck climbing lane * US 101/4th St. and Oak Park Blvd. interchanges * US 101 operational improvements, auxiliary lanes, landscaping and aesthetic retaining walls * Shell Beach Rd. bike lanes and streetscape * Dinosaur Caves pedestrian enhancements, including sidewalks * Pismo Promenade from Main St. to Pismo Creek * Pathway and boardwalk to Grover Beach * Transit Center and Park & Ride Lot at Premium Outlets * Price Canyon Rd. widening and bike lanes * 4th St. bike lanes and sidewalks * Pismo Beach Bikeshare Feasibility Study * Edna Price Canyon Trail * Pismo Preserve access improvements and Overlook acquisition
SAN LUIS OBISPO AND AVILA BEACH
San Luis Obispo is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by a local elected official from the City and San Luis Obispo County Supervisorial Districts 2, 3 and 5. Avila Beach is represented by the District 3 Supervisor.
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN SAN LUIS OBISPO AND AVILA BEACH * US 101 auxiliary lanes throughout the city * US 101 Cuesta Grade widening * US 101/Los Osos Valley Rd. and Madonna Rd. widening and medians * Madonna Rd./Los Osos Valley Rd. interchange improvements * Prado Rd. interchange improvements (funded) * Railroad Safety Trail multi-use path * SLO Transit Center and buses * Train Station improvements, expanded service, parking and layover facilities * Renovation of historical Train Station water tower and Railroad Museum * Jennifer Street Bike & Pedestrian Bridge * Orcutt Rd. and Foothill Blvd. Railroad Crossings, bike and sidewalk improvements * Bikelane improvements on Santa Rosa St., Foothill Blvd., Johnson Ave., and Higuera St. * Buckley Rd. turn lanes * Higuera St. turn lanes, sidewalks and bike lanes * Gateway Monument Signs * Bob Jones City-to-the-Sea multi-use trail * Calle Joaquin park & ride lot * Avila Beach: Harford Pier renovations, Avila Beach Dr. & San Luis Bay Dr. bike lanes, access improvements to Port San Luis Lighthouse, Avila Beach Trolley start-up costs
SAN LUIS OBISPO AVILA BEACH
NORTH COAST UNINCORPORATED AREA
The North Coast unincorporated area of San Luis Obispo County is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by the San Luis Obispo County District 2 Supervisor.
SAN SIMEON CAMBRIA
CAYUCOS LOS OSOS
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN NORTH COAST UNINCORPORATED AREAS Cambria
* Realignment, turn lanes and traffic signals on Hwy. 1
* Safe Routes to School improvements
* East/West Village downtown enhancements * Moonstone Beach boardwalk * Moonstone Beach bike lanes * Moonstone Beach Class I path * Santa Rosa Creek Bridge (Main St.) * Seed money to facilitate land acquisitions, including Fiscalini, Cambria and Hearst Ranch
* Pedestrian improvements on the Santa Ysabel pathway * Downtown enhancements on South Bay Blvd. * South Bay Blvd. and Los Osos Valley Rd. bike lanes * Elfin Forest land acquisition seed money
* Gateway Monument signs
San Simeon * Gateway Monument signs Cayucos * Scenic Byway improvements on Hwy. 1 * Scenic Byway pull outs along Estero Bluffs * Seed money to facilitate the land acquisition of Estero Bluffs * San Geronimo Scenic Easement
* Scenic Byway interpretive signs
NORTH COUNTY UNINCORPORATED AREA
The North County unincorporated area of San Luis Obispo County is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by both San Luis Obispo County District 1 and District 5 Supervisors. SAN MIGUEL SHANDON TEMPLETON
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN NORTH COUNTY UNINCORPORATED AREAS San Miguel
* US 101 rehabilitation and on-ramp improvements
* Pedestrian bridge over San Juan Creek
* Bike lanes and bulb outs throughout the downtown core
* Hwy. 46 widening to 4 lanes
* Installation of trees on west side of town * San Miguel Park & Ride Lot at 10th and K Streets * Gateway Monument signs * Railroad pedestrian crossing * L Street widening and sidewalks
Templeton * US 101 interchange, bike and pedestrian improvements at Vineyard Dr. and Las Tablas Rd. interchanges * Bus stop and Park & Ride Lot at Las Tablas Rd. * Bike lanes on Vineyard Dr. * Pedestrian bridge on Florence St. * Safe Routes To School improvements at Vineyard Elementary School
Santa Margarita * Gateway monument signs at north and south entries * Bus stops and shelters for regional transit * Park & Ride lot at US 101/58
* Funding for environmental and design at US 101/Main St. interchange
SOUTH COUNTY UNINCORPORATED AREA
The South County unincorporated area of San Luis Obispo County is represented on the SLOCOG Board of Directors by the San Luis Obispo District 4 Supervisor.
square miles OCEANO NIPOMO
SLOCOG PROJECTS IN SOUTH COUNTY UNINCORPORATED AREAS Nipomo * US 101 Santa Maria River Bridge widening and Class I bike lanes * US 101 Tefft St. interchange * US 101/Willow Rd. Interchange and extension to Thompson Rd. * Olde Town Nipomo Streetscape, lighting and sidewalks * Olde Town Nipomo Park & Ride Lot * Various bike lanes and street widening throughout the community * Hwy. 1 realignment and turn lanes at Callender Rd. Oceano * Downtown streetscape enhancements and drainage upgrades * Safe Routes to School projects * Bike lanes on Hwy. 1 Other - South County Unincorporated * Price Canyon Rd. widening and bike lanes
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