Commenting Guidelines

The Commenting Period for the Draft 2016 RTP/SCS is NOW CLOSED.

The commenting policies that were effective during the December 4, 2015 to February 1, 2016 commenting period can be found below.

The 60-day comment period for the Draft 2016 RTP/SCS starts on December 4, 2015 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on February 1, 2016. Comments must be submitted within the official comment period in order to allow SCAG staff sufficient time to respond. Please submit your comments as early as possible during the comment period. It is not necessary to wait until the last day to submit your comments.

Who Can Comment

Any interested individual, group, or business can comment on the Draft 2016 RTP/SCS.

How to Comment

Unless you are attending a public hearing, all comments must be in writing and they must be received during the comment period. There are a couple of ways to submit comments.

Using the online form:

The easiest and fastest way to submit your comments is to use the commenting form available on the SCAG website. Comments submitted online will be routed to the appropriate SCAG staff person to review.

  • To ensure your 2016 RTP/SCS comments are routed to the appropriate SCAG staff person, please submit your comments based on the subject area (e.g. Goods Movement) in the Draft 2016 RTP/SCS that you are addressing. Please use the dropdown list as part of the form to select the correct subject area for each comment that you submit.
  • Comments submitted online can have attachments. Please submit any attachments in an unlocked PDF format and/or in Microsoft Word. If submitting a signed letter in PDF format, please also consider attaching a corresponding Microsoft Word document. This will help SCAG staff ensure that comments are accurately copied into our database.

Submitting comments by U.S. Mail:

If you would prefer to send your comments via U.S. Postal Service (must be postmarked on or before February 1, 2016), please mail to:

Draft 2016 RTP/SCS Comments
Attn: Courtney Aguirre
Southern California Association of Governments
818 W. 7th Street, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

How to Comment on the Draft 2016 PEIR

To review the Draft 2016 PEIR, click here.

Submitting comments by Email:

Comments may be emailed to 2016PEIR@scag.ca.gov.

Submitting comments by U.S. Mail:

If you would prefer to send your comments to SCAG via U.S. Postal Service (must be postmarked on or before February 1, 2016), please mail to:

Draft 2016 RTP/SCS PEIR Comments
Attn: Lijin Sun
Southern California Association of Governments
818 W. 7th Street, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

How Are Comments Used?

Comments are reviewed and appropriate changes to the Draft 2016 RTP/SCS will be incorporated as part of the process of finalizing the 2016 RTP/SCS.

When Will the Final 2016 RTP/SCS be Available?

We anticipate that the Final 2016 RTP/SCS will be adopted and made available to the public in April 2016.

Who Do I Contact if I Have a Question About the 2016 RTP/SCS and/or 2016 PEIR?

Questions about the 2016 RTP/SCS can be directed to RTPSCS@scag.ca.gov or 213-236-1960. Questions about the 2016 PEIR can be directed to 2016PEIR@scag.ca.gov or 213-236-1882. Media inquiries about the Draft 2016 RTP/SCS should be directed to Jeff Liu at liuj@scag.ca.gov or 213-236-1998.