City planners now say they are increasingly turning to methods aligned with the Dutch concept of “living with water.” Instead of resisting water, cities are channeling it to where they want it to go.
The National Institute of Building Sciences expands on work showing the benefits of mitigation spending far outweigh the costs.
A resiliency team takes an out-of-the-box approach to America’s least sexy problem.
An increasing number of operating systems are available to municipalities looking to streamline data sharing, but a global network wants them thinking about urban resilience as they do.
But it’s probably not the wall you’re thinking of.
Observations of a climate change tourist along Baltimore’s low-lying waterfront.
The legislation gets mixed reviews, as funding provisions in it are weaker than they were in an earlier draft.
In a place wracked by fires and floods, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says that “we’re always educating ourselves on best practices” plus building up fiscal reserves to deal with the next disaster.
“To truly be a resilient community you can't just pay attention to one leg of the stool. You really have to look at all three,” according to Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss.
What will come first? A new river crossing Oregon's largest city needs or a massive earthquake?
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A major train derailment in Pittsburgh; Florida’s red-tide crisis … Boston’s new top cop … and the plan to carve a new city out of Baton Rouge.
Still Rebuilding After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Hopes to Spur Critical Infrastructure Investment
Officials have outlined an ambitious set of P3 projects supporting electrical and water resilience, as well as economic development.
Disparities persist long after the largest race-based massacre in U.S. history.
“One thing that was really evident: Even people who are following closely are not totally aware of the flood risks that we have in the [San Francisco] Bay Area.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Virginia on path to expand Medicaid ... another jail torture lawsuit in Utah … Georgia governor talks up Atlanta’s Amazon HQ2 bid.
An Iowa mayor and a D.C. city official reflect on flooding and other "resiliency" issues affecting their towns.
The city plans to undertake eight projects worth $12.9 million making its Westside more resilient to flooding.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long highlighted some of his agency's limits when it comes to preparing communities for natural disasters.
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