ResilientShasta

A triptych showing three different extreme weather events (snow, wildfire, and flooding).

Latest News:

April 20, 2021 – The draft ResilientShasta Transportation Vulnerability Assessment is out for your review! 

We will also be holding a public workshop via Zoom on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to present our findings and collect your input.  The workshop will be highly interactive and most of the time will be dedicated towards hearing from you. 

What Is ResilientShasta?

The ResilientShasta Extreme Climate Event Mobility and Adaptation Plan. The plan will identify ways to help improve the safety, resiliency, and efficiency of our regional transportation system in the face of climate change extreme weather events.

The ResilientShasta project includes opportunities for stakeholder collaboration; developing “lessons learned” from recent wildfire, flood, and snow events; and addressing needs of vulnerable populations, such as the elderly and disabled. One area of particular interest is how we can improve and manage the regional transportation system to optimize the efficiency and safety of evacuation routes, emergency ingress, and detours during emergencies.

How Is ResilientShasta Funded?

The Shasta Regional Transportation Agency (SRTA) was awarded a Caltrans Transportation Planning Grant in May 2019 that is funding the majority of the effort. 

When Will ResilientShasta Be Completed?

The ResilientShasta plan should be completed by late 2021. 

Related Projects within the Shasta Region

  • City of Redding - Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire (CPAW) Program
  • Caltrans - Climate Action Report
  • The McConnell Foundation - Post Carr Fire Hazard Fuels Reduction (CAL FIRE CCI)
  • CAL FIRE Priority Fuel Reduction Projects
    • Highway 44 fuel break
    • West Redding fuels reduction
    • China Grove fuel break