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Below are links to various grant sources or trackers:

Grant Tracking Matrix
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SR Members

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Click for information on the Butte County Association of Governments

Click for information on the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Colusa County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Glenn County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Humboldt County Association of Governments

Click for information on the Lake County/City Area Planning Council

Click for information on the Lassen County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Mendocino Council of Government

Click for information on the Modoc County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Nevada County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Plumas County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Shasta County Regional Transportation Planning Agency

Click for information on the Sierra County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Siskiyou County Local Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Tehama County Transportation Commission

Click for information on the Trinity Transportation Commission

 

Super Region

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Come back soon to learn more about what the North State Super Region is doing.

Caltrans hosting workshop in Redding, CA on the draft California Freight Mobility Plan

Caltrans is holding public "Open House" workshops June 17 through July 24, 2014 throughout California to provide an opportunity for the public to get information and provide feedback on the draft California Freight Mobility Plan. To view a draft of the CFMP, please click here: Caltrans CFMP website. Caltrans District 2 will host a workshop on Thursday, June 19 from 4:00-7:00pm in Redding, California. More details are below, including a flyer and location map.

Location: Caltrans District 2, Lassen Room, 1031 Butte Street, Redding, CA Location Map

Information Flyer: CFMP Workshop Flyer

For more information about the workshop in Redding, please contact:

Laura Rose, Associate Planner
Caltrans D2, Office of System Planning
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-3139
Email: laura.rose@dot.ca.gov

Posted 6/2/2014

NSSR writes comment letter to the California Transportation Commission in response to the Active Tranportation Program draft guidelines

The Active Transportation Program (ATP) was created to encourage increased use of active modes of transportation, such as biking and walking. The draft guidelines describe the policy, standards, criteria, and procedures for the development, adoption and management of the Active Transportation Program.

To read the letter please click here: Comment letter concerning ATP guidelines

Posted 1/20/2014

NSSR writes letter of support for the UC Berkeley proposal for a "Center for Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technology"

The University of California - Berkeley has submitted a proposal for Northern California Center for Alternative Transportation Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technology (North CAT), and NSSR was pleased to write a letter of support for the proposed project.

To read the letter please click here: Support Letter for North CAT

Posted 11/25/2013

Town of Truckee Receives 2013 TIGER Grant Funding

On Thursday, September 5th 2013, U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announced that $474 million was awarded for 52 TIGER 2013 projects in 37 states. Only three communities in California received funding, including the Town of Truckee (Nevada County) for a State Route 89 Railroad Undercrossing project. The project received $1.5 million in TIGER 2013 funds.

To read the announcement please click here: TIGER 2013 Awards Announcement.

To a summary about the State Route 89 Railroad Undercrossing project and all other projects receiving awards, please click the following document: TIGER 2013 Awards Fact Sheets (See page 48 for Town of Truckee summary).

Posted 9/5/2013

North State Super Region members voice concerns regarding new federal transportation bill (MAP-21)

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) conducted a series of forums across the state to explain how the new federal transportation bill, known as MAP-21, will affect California and how they plan to implement the new requirements. On February 6, 2012 a forum was hosted in Redding, California and was recorded via webcast. At the meeting the North State Super Region members provided comments and voiced their concerns. To see a copy of our letter and maps provided, click the following link: MAP-21 Super Region Letter.

To learn more about how California intends to implement MAP-21 or to view the Redding webcast, please click the following Caltrans website link: Caltrans Map-21.


North State Super Region Members sign Memorandum of Agreement!

Sixteen of the North State's Regional Transportation Planning Agency Executive Directors gathered on October 20, 2010 to solidify the parameters of their partnership. The partnership was sealed by a ceremonial signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between parties. This MOA was sanctioned unanimously by each of the board's commissions of all sixteen RTPA's


North State Super Region Statistics

The North State Super Region is a unique region that has opportunities and challenges not seen elsewhere in California. The following statistics highlight the uniqueness of the North State:

  • Total land area: 42,620 square miles totaling 26% of California

  • Has 37% of California's state and federal roads

  • Total population: 1,044,002 (2008 US Census data)

  • Unemployment statistics (November 2010):

    • Counties in the Super Region vary from 11.1% to 20.8%, with an average of 15.5% compared to the statewide average of 12.4%.

  • Two federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs): Shasta & Butte County

To read more about a variety of statistics on the North State Super Region click the Super Region Statistics web page.