The Jan.3 and Jan.7 Marin IJ articles, Stronger planning urged for wildfire evacuation routes and Coordinating evacuations key to fire plan, brings to light the concern of the grand jury report, Roadblocks to Safer Evacuation in Marin, regarding the planning progress of the recently formed Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority. Responsibility and funding complications to produce safe evacuation routes though known traffic bottle necks that cross jurisdictions are problematic as the MWPA starts a mapping study. The alteration of roadway infrastructures should be a top priority for the MWPA, municipalities and county agencies for saving lives in a catastrophic wildfire or earthquake.

Wildfire Evacuation Apprehension

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