8. Transportation

Potential Strategies and Actions for Transportation

Strategies

Potential Actions

Doing Already

8.1 Road Design

Identify critical routes with landslide, erosion or flooding risks, and implement protective measures and design changes

 

Design roads for more frequent storm cycles and higher runoff volumes

 

8.2 Road Maintenance

Improve understanding of vulnerability of roads and rail lines to freeze/thaw cycles, extreme heat and extreme precipitation events

 

Reassign construction and maintenance expenditures to account for reduced snow removal in lower elevation and possible increases in extreme weather events

 

8.3 Emergency Preparedness

Increase awareness regarding the need for individual emergency preparedness when travelling

 

 

Useful Resources

Transportation Infrastructure - Volume 5 of Implementing Climate Change Adaptation in Prince George