Route Fifty City-County Roadtrip Recap: Grand Rapids Learns to Live With Its River Risks

Instead of building up its floodwalls, Michigan’s second-largest city looks to try something different.

A Pacific Northwest Megaquake Will Test Government Response in Ways Katrina Never Did

When weighing the risks the entire region faces from next Cascadia megathrust earthquake, this future disaster is likely to rival anything the United States has ever faced.

Harsher Storms and Rising Waters Are Forcing Norfolk to Sink or Adapt

Accommodating the future in Tidewater Virginia and beyond: “As waters rise, all coastal communities are going to face what we’re facing right now.”

Katrina, 10 Years Later: Facing Our Future Intertwined Natural and Manmade Disasters

What have states and localities learned about mass disruption emergencies and adapting to risk in the decade since the crisis in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast?