Notice of Preparation - 2022 RTP/SCS Program EIR

The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG), as Lead Agency, is publishing this Notice of Preparation (NOP) to prepare a Program Environmental Impact Report (Program EIR) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the 2022 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS). The NOP includes a project description, location, and the expected scope of environmental analysis to be addressed in the EIR.

This NOP is being circulated to obtain input regarding the scope and content of the environmental analysis to be included in the Program EIR for the 2022 RTP/SCS. SJCOG seeks input from local, state, and federal agencies, as well as other interested parties, on issues relevant to the RTP/SCS.

Due to the time limits mandated by state law, your response must be received within 30 days of the release of the NOP (December 29, 2020). Please send your written response, including return address and contact information to

A virtual scoping meeting to receive public input on the scope of the Program EIR will be held through Zoom on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 12:00 PM. Please use the following link to join the meeting:

If you have any questions, please contact Tim Kohaya at 209-235-0438 or email at