Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
818 West 7th Street, 12th Floor • Los Angeles, CA 90017
(P) (213) 236-1800
Federal, State & Regional Relationships
Founded in 1965, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is a Joint Powers Authority under California state law, established as an association of local governments and agencies that voluntarily convene as a forum to address regional issues. Under federal law, SCAG is designated as a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and under state law as a Regional Transportation Planning Agency and a Council of Governments.