WSP, Arcadis, Waggonner & Ball, and Yale Urban Design Workshop were selected to design resilience measures to minimize flood risk and account for sea level rise affecting Bridgeport’s South End businesses and residents. The project is part of the $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), an initiative to help communities recover from disasters and safeguard against future hazards.
HR 1892, legislation that set two year spending limits also included a Disaster Response bill to address the 2017 hurricanes and wildfires. The Disaster Response bill directly provides hundreds of millions of dollars for coastal restoration and resilience.
Smart infrastructure is the theme for Smart Cities Week 2017, which returns to the nation's capital for the third straight year, Oct. 3-5.
FHWA is holding seven webinars on the results of four different resilience-focused projects conducted in cooperation with its state and local partners. FHWA has developed information, examples, and lessons learned on integrating resilience concerns into planning, project development and project engineering.
An updated Disaster Resilience Scorecard helps cities and local government agencies improve their preparedness and reduce risks from disasters.
Building Resilient States: Profiles in Action highlights local, regional, and statewide efforts to build more resilient communities from the ground up.
An important project is underway on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, home to the Oglala Lakota Nation.
Cities will need to overhaul their approach to risk management if they are to make their infrastructure more resilient to catastrophic events, according to a new report.
EPA is releasing the Route to Resilience (RtoR) tool that will help small- and medium-sized drinking water and wastewater utilities learn more about becoming resilient to all-hazards.