Members of the SBCTA executive staff met with representatives from Governor Newsom’s Office of Planning & Research and the Office of Business and Economic Development to discuss the Governor’s new Regions Rise Together initiative.
The program is reaching out to leaders in both the public and private sectors from the state’s inland regions to develop an economic strategy that will help ensure that California’s future prosperity is not centered along the coastal regions, but more evenly distributed throughout the entire state.
SBCTA Executive Director Dr. Ray Wolfe gave a presentation to the group highlighting some of the exciting projects the agency will deliver in the coming years. Additionally, staff shared concerns about a variety challenges facing the Inland Empire and how the state can assist to better serve the residents of San Bernardino County and the entire region.
SBCTA looks forward to continuing this important conversation with Governor Newsom’s administration.