Climate Change Emphasis Area Guidance for Corridor Planning



California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)




This resource from CalTrans is an 8-step corridor planning guide that provides transportation planners with information and guidance related to specific climate impact areas so that they can implement strategies to make the state's transportation infrastructure mor resilient. The resource provides synthesized information and a flexible step-by-step planning process that allows planners to holistically address the climate change needs of both their transportation system and its users. First published in March 2022, the document is a "living" resource and will be updated to reflect significant new policies, procedures, and data, as well as the best available science.

Climate Impact Tags

Extreme heat Extreme storms Flooding Sea level rise Snowpack Temperature Wildfire

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 1: Define, Explore, and Initiate Phase 2: Assess Vulnerability Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies Phase 4: Implement, Monitor, Evaluate, and Adjust

Resource Type Tags

Planning and policy guidance


Extent: California


Last updated: June 18, 2024