Public Information Office

The primary responsibility of the Public Information Office is to maintain and expand governmental, community and private sector participation in the regional planning work of SLOCOG. This is accomplished by working with cities and counties, local government officials, community and business interest groups, and the news media. The Public Information Office is responsible for disseminating SLOCOG's messages by preparing brochures, newsletters, and presentations, facilitating news media requests and conducting news conferences, writing speeches, newspaper and magazine articles and broadcast public service announcements when necessary and working with SLOCOG planners to conduct public workshops and hearings. An integral part of these communications efforts is our in-house graphics staff who create many of the visual components. The complete SLOCOG public participation plan can be found here.

Additionally, SLOCOG's Title VI plan can be found here.

To speak directly with the Public Information Office, please call 805-781-4219. To subscribe to our newsletter, click here.

You can also download our most recent press releases below and additional SLOCOG collateral, including our SLOCOG brochure and fact sheet.

PRESS RELEASES:

April 7, 2017 - State Legislature Passes Landmark Funding Package for Transportation

April 5, 2017 - San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Funds $350,000 in Safe Routes to School infrastructure Improvements

February 8, 2017 - Seven SLO County Employers Receive National Designation as Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2017

September 1, 2016 - Two-year Legislative Session Ends with No New Transportation Package

September 1, 2016 - SLOCOG to Hold Workshop on State Route 227 Operations Study

June 1, 2016 - SLOCOG Approves Next Steps for 9-year, $225M San Luis Obispo County Self-Help Local Transportation Investment Plan

May 26, 2016 - Kids Ride Transit for Free All Summer

May 23, 2016 - SLO Region Loses $45.1 M in State Transportation Funds

May 17, 2016 - Public Workshop #2 for the Hwy 227 Operational Analysis

May 16, 2016 - Don't Miss Bike to Work Day, May 20th

April 28, 2016 - May is Bike Month in SLO County!

March 16, 2016 - SLO 511 Announces @511TravelInfo Twitter Account for Road Travel Updates

December 2, 2015 - SLOCOG Wants Your Input on State Route 227 Operational Analysis 

November 4, 2015 - SLOCOG Announces Workshop #1 for Hwy 227 Operational Analysis - Public Input Wanted!

October 26, 2015 - SLOCOG & SLO City Announce Active Transportation Program Grant Success!

October 8, 2015 - Public Workshop #3 on Future of Trail Connecting San Luis Obispo to Pismo Beach

July 8, 2015 - SLOCOG & City of Paso Robles Invite You to Ribbon Cutting July 23rd

May 11, 2015 - Edna Price Canyon Trail Workshop #2

April 28, 2015 - Rideshare's Bike Month 2015 Starts May 1st!

March 25, 2015 - Commuters Are Encouraged to “Know Before You Go!” using the new SLO511.ORG online tool

March 11. 2015 - Public Can Use Online Tool for Planning Edna Price Canyon Trail

February 11, 2015 - Public Workshop on Future of Trail Connecting San Luis Obispo to Pismo Beach

December 17, 2014 - SLOCOG Highlighted for Improving Economies Through Better Planning

December 16, 2014 - SLOCOG Directs $11M to Public Transit Projects

December 3, 2014 - SLOCOG Wants Your Input: What are Your 20-year Transportation Priorities?

June 25, 2014 - San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Announces Final Funding Allocated For Multiple Regional Projects

June 20, 2014 - SLOCOG Asking for Public to Participate in the Final US 101 Corridor Mobility Master Plan Workshop

June 17, 2014 - SLOCOG Board Member Re-elected to Governing Board of National Association of Regional Councils

June 4, 2014 - SLOCOG Board Recommends Additional $352,000 Of Transportation Enhancement (TE) Funds for Construction of Morro Creek Bridge

June 4, 2014 - SLOCOG Announces Two Regional Planning Grant Awards Totaling $300,000

May 7, 2014 - Transportation Agencies Work Together to Create Evening Bus Service for Cuesta College North County Campus Students

April 2, 2014 - Regional Transportation Agencies Team with Homeless Services for Proposed Purchase of SLO Property

January 13, 2014 - SLOCOG Asking for Public Improvement Concepts for 101 Corridor

December 6, 2013 - SLOCOG Programs $28.9M in Transportation Funding

September 26, 2013 – SLOCOG Highlighted by National Organization as Leading the Way in Good Movement Planning

 

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