By Scott Mobley, Record Searchlight, 4/25/10
Shasta County faces a dilemma how to encourage substantially less driving in a place designed around the automobile.
Redding, like 17 other metropolitan areas around , sits under a state mandate to hold greenhouse gas emissions below 2005 levels as population grows through 2035. California
The Shasta County Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) board will meet Tuesday with representatives from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to begin discussing how the greater
area can meet that greenhouse gas reduction requirement during a meeting thats open to the public. Redding
CARB is the agency responsible for setting reduction targets specifically related to land use and driving under legislation passed in 2006 and 2008 known as AB 32 and SB 275, respectively. Elected officials from
and the countys three cities sit on the RTPA board. Shasta County
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