County Express bus at a Fixed Route stop. Photo provided by COG.

Transportation

San Benito County Express offers free days on Fixed Route and Intercounty rides

If enough passengers ride on the free service days, County Express will be eligible to apply for the same grant in the upcoming year to offer the free rides once again.

Photo provided by Council of San Benito County Governments.

Children and Youth

Kids at the Park promotes healthy lifestyle

Event to celebrate growth of children by providing more than 40 interactive learning stations.

Photo provided by COG.

COG seeks members for Measure G Oversight Committee

Local transportation agency now accepting applications for an 11-member citizens oversight committee to ensure Measure G funds are spent according to plan.

Local transportation agency issues update on future plans

COG works on implementation after voters approved Measure G last November.

Local child at the Car Seat Check-Up. Photo provided by COG.

Children and Youth

Safe Kids Coalition Promotes Child Passenger Safety Week

Properly securing children in safety seats goes a long way in keeping them safer. 

Rolling through the historical streets of San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by COG.

Children and Youth

Locals get things rolling with a picturesque bicycle ride

A group of local cyclists took a Sunday ride on county roads and through the streets of San Juan Bautista.

File Photo.

Children and Youth

Mobile fare payment now available for San Benito County Express Bus

The Token Transit App is making ticket purchases more user-friendly and convenient for riders.

Traffic on Highway 25 to Hollister. Photo provided.

Land Use

COG, local governments approve Transportation Safety and Investment Plan

The COG board will meet on July 19 and make a final decision as to whether or not to ask the San Benito County Board of Supervisors to place a transportation sales tax measure on the November 6 ballot.

Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Arts

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

Past Bike to School Day Event at Cerra Vista School. Photos provided.

Children and Youth

Gearing up for Bike to School Day this Thursday

Bike Week aims to give visibility to the importance of alternative modes of transportation— one bicycle at a time.

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Land Use

Council of Governments Evaluating Transportation Needs

The regional transportation agency is seeking community input on transportation needs, and is scheduling conversations with community organizations to discuss possible solutions.

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Land Use

Update on Transportation Planning in the San Benito Region

Draft long-range regional transportation plan now available for comment. Meetings allowing public comment are scheduled for January.

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Local Politics

Highway 156 widening slated to begin in 2019

COG Board discusses $48.5 million project

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Children and Youth

COG gears up for Bike to School Day

Hollister schools to celebrate bicycling as a healthy and sustainable form of transportation

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Agriculture

Eat Local, Ride Local: County Express Extending Dial-A-Ride Hours for 2017 Farmers’ Market

Riders should call at least a day in advance to schedule a ride