City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County
The City/County Association of Governments (C/CAG) of San Mateo County is the Congestion Management Agency in San Mateo county and implements a number of programs related to transportation and climate action to support the efforts of the cities in San Mateo County.
One of the main climate action programs is the Regionally Integrated Climate Action Planning Suite (RICAPS), which is a set of tools and technical support to help (especially smaller) cities write and adopt climate action plans. The program has also provided community-scale greenhouse gas emission inventories for all the cities in San Mateo County.
Another is the San Mateo County Energy Watch (SMCEW), which recommends comprehensive energy efficiency proposals to a variety of customer segments in San Mateo County, including: local governments, nonprofits, schools, farms and small and medium businesses. The San Mateo County Energy Watch is also developing regional energy efficiency campaigns to help cities implement their climate action plan goals.
C/CAG members participating in the Beacon Award Program include: