Wildfire Evacuation Fuels Madera Road Project

Photo of 2014 Junction Fire burning on the northern end of Oakhurst  

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Oakhurst is a picturesque, wooded community just south of Yosemite, in eastern Madera County, with a problem increasingly shared by many rural areas: Creating safe evacuation routes in the event of wildfire. As climate change makes the weather hotter and drier, wildfires have increased across California …

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SJV MPOs Represent at Joint CTC-ARB Meeting

Panel of Valley Directors

The San Joaquin Valley MPO panel discusses regional issues at the Joint CTC-ARB meeting in Modesto.

One of the highlights of the joint meeting of the California Air Resources Board and the California Transportation Commission was the joint presentation by the eight valley metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs). Their presentations highlight several programs throughout the region that were bearing fruit in terms of community building and reducing emissions.  The directors were expertly …

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