City Honors & Awards

Modesto. The name of our city is derived from the Spanish word, "Modest," but as you can see, we have a lot to brag about! Here, we chronicle our awards and recognition. Find out all the ways Modesto is a terrific place to live, work and play.

Featured Articles

  1. City Beat-June image

    June City Beat

    June e-Newsletter – Now Available! Subscribe to our city-wide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more. Read on...
  2. People riding their bike in Modesto

    Non-Motorized Transportation Plan

    The City of Modesto is updating its Non-Motorized Transportation Master Plan and wants to hear your thoughts on improving biking and walking access to schools, parks, transit centers, and all other local destinations around the city. Read on...