Partners, Plans, Programs, Projects & Resources

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SBCOG is involved in the creation and implementation of the following regional plans:

  • Zero Emissions Vehicle Plan — The San Bernardino Countywide ZEV Implementation Plan strives to push the development and implementation of clean vehicles to limit tailpipe emissions in San Bernardino County. This plan has received a grant of $170,000 that fully covers the completion of the plan, putting the County one step closer to meeting California’s long-term environmental goals.
  • Regional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan — The Regional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan aims to meet the greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets that were identified in SB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. In order to meet the reduction levels of 40% by 2030 relative to 1990 levels specified by the law. SBCOG and SBCTA are compiling an inventory of GHG emissions and an evaluation of reduction measures that can be adopted by the 21 partnership cities in San Bernardino County. For more information, click here.
  • Regional Conservation Investment Strategy — The Regional Conservation Investment Strategy aims to conduct research on threatened and endangered habitats that need to be preserved. The creation of a countywide inventory of conservation lands and a completion of a detailed analysis of these habitats is needed in order to track and identify gaps in the protection of these species. This study also gives regulatory agencies an approved regional plan which would create consistency under CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Bi-County Climate Adaptation Plan — The Bi-County Climate Adaptation Plan addresses the potential long-term effects of climate change in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Spearheaded by WRCOG,  this plan outlines strategies and suggestions for working together to address climate change related challenges.
  • Pedestrian Sidewalk Connectivity Plan — The Pedestrian Sidewalk Connectivity Plan identifies gaps in sidewalks throughout San Bernardino County that are in need of pedestrian focused improvements. This plan sets priorities for creating an inventory of incomplete sidewalks and implementation. Creating a network of complete sidewalks supports active transportation and Safe Routes to School, fostering safer and healthier communities. For more information, click here.
  • Healthy Communities Best Practices Toolkit — San Bernardino County Department of Public Health has created a Strategic Plan for the implementation of Healthy Communities policies.  The Healthy Communities Best Practices Toolkit will be a “kit” of sample policies, resolutions, processes, and organizational structure as well as lessons learned from agencies that have implemented policies. This toolkit will be used by local agencies to address their health-related issues and improve their residents’ health.
  • Housing Strategic Plan — The region is suffering from a housing shortage which concerned stakeholders and this plan is a collaboration of local agencies and stakeholders’ input to address law, housing shortages, and identify a path with sample policies and procedures usable at the local level.
  • Regional Emergency Services Improvement Plan — The Emergency Services Providers of San Bernardino County are seeking to make the response process to 9-1-1 calls more efficient. The goal of this plan is to support the overall system of health care in the region by improving the patient experience, enhancing public health and maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of providing these services. This partnership includes ConFire, ICEMA, San Bernardino County Fire, Ambulance Companies, Labor, and special district/city fire agencies.
  • Forest Service Management Plan — The United States Forest Service is partnering with SBCOG on creating a Management Plan that identifies access, maintenance, and enforcement in Cucamonga Canyon in Rancho Cucamonga and Lytle Creek, located about 12 miles north of the City of Fontana.
  • IEGO – Inland Empire Growth and Opportunity — In conjunction with UC Riverside, Loma Linda University, University of Redlands, Brookings Institute, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, and business leaders, the Inland Empire Growth and Opportunity project looks to advance inclusive growth and opportunity that will benefit residents of San Bernardino and Riverside counties. The project creates a strategic agenda to help residents move into the middle class and generally broaden their local access to opportunity. For more information, click here
  • Countywide Transformation Plan — The San Bernardino Countywide Vision calls for an intersectional collaboration across San Bernardino County to create a vibrant, physically, and economically healthy county in the next 20 years. The Countywide Transformation Plan outlines actions for the county to take in order to achieve the Countywide Vision. For more information, click here.
  • City/County Conference — The City-County Conference is an annual two-day conference for elected and administrative leaders from local jurisdictions and the County government to provide an opportunity to discuss issues of regional importance. These entities come together to find ways to cooperate and work together for the benefit of the region. SBCOG is a partner, along with the County and city partners, that assists in planning the conference. For more information, click here.


SBCOG is involved in the creation and implementation of the following regional programs:

  • Safe Routes to School — SBCTA and SBCOG created a countywide Safe Routes to School Program that aims to increase the accessibility and safety of using non-motorized transportation to school. Pedestrian and bike improvements are outlined in order to guide the implementation of this program by local agencies. Creating safe routes to school not only creates an active transportation network for traveling to school, but also has positive benefits to public health, safety, and sustainability for the local agencies involved. For more information, click here.
  • Shared Services Program — The Shared Services Program allows agencies the ability to share their services across jurisdictional lines. The program would be designed to be mutually beneficial by identifying the needs and resources of each jurisdiction.
  • Internship Program
  • Summer Meals Partnership — The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a program in collaboration with the San Bernardino County Health Department, school districts, county libraries, and city facilities to provide nutritious meals during the summer months to children ages 1-18. SBCOG has partnered with the SFSP to assist in facilitating additional sites on an annual basis. For more information on the Summer Meals Program, click here.
  • CARB Project — The CARB Project is the Multi-Class Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Truck Demonstration Project for intermodal and warehouse facilities. The goal of the project is to provide a model for truck electrification that can be scaled to any facility.This project includes:
    • $9.1 Million dollar grant from the California Air Resources Board with $10.2 million in match.
    • 24 Class 8 heavy duty yard trucks.
    • 3 Class 5 medium duty service trucks.
    • Twenty (20) 200kW AC Chargers
    • Three (3) 100kW AC chargersThe goal of the project is to provide a model for truck electrification that can be scaled to any facility.Project Partners:
    • BNSF in City of Commerce and San Bernardino
    • Daylight Transport, LLC in Fontana
    • BYD Motors, LLC is the truck manufacturer for this project
    • CALSTART, Inc. provides commercialization support and will provide a market assessment for this project.


SBCOG is involved in the creation and implementation of the following regional projects:

  • Active Transportation — Active Transportation solely relies on human-powered actions, such as walking and biking. SBCOG aims to promote the construction of pedestrian and bike-friendly improvements to existing sidewalks and roads throughout the entire county. Improvements near Metrolink stations and schools would encourage the public to use active transportation, promoting positive public health and environmental change.
  • Open Data Portal — This project will create a dashboard- and Open Data Portal- for real-time project tracking and displaying data for public and local agency consumption.


Below are resources from other agencies that may be helpful in identifying statistics, data, and other analyses for your individual needs:

County of San Bernardino – Community Indicators Report (2019) – The purpose of this report is to measure the County’s performance and detect trends so that the community can assess and refine its efforts toward achieving the Vision.

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