Extreme weather events often disrupt transportation infrastructure, thus impacting the vital economic and social networks of cities and compromising the means to escape the consequences of these events. This upcoming panel discussion addresses the New York City experience in building transportation system resilience given the overarching context of severe weather and climate events and their impacts.
Rae Zimmerman, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
Thomas Abdallah, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City Transit
Adam Freed, Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, City of New York
Kenneth E. Kunkel, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites-North Carolina State University, NOAA National Climate Data Center
Angela Licata, Bureau of Environmental Planning & Analysis, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Andy Wiley-Schwartz, Division of Planning & Sustainability - Public Spaces, New York City Department of Transportation
Networking reception to follow.