Next Practices for Addressing Climate Resiliency in Public Transportation

Includes a Live Web Event on 02/07/2023 at 2:00 PM (EST)

Transit facilities, equipment, and networks must be planned, designed, and built to be resilient and able to withstand extreme weather events. Panelists will share their forward-looking planning and practices to address system vulnerabilities associated with the increased frequency of extreme heat, rising sea levels, storm surge, high winds, flooding, earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes.

Moderator

  • Amy Shatzkin, Director of Sustainability, Office of Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, Sound Transit, Seattle, WA.

Remarks

  • Mark Ferroni, Deputy Associate Administrator, Planning and Environment, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC

Panelists

  • Kim Williams, Chief Innovation Officer, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro), Houston, TX
  • Eric Wilson, Vice President, Climate Resilience & Sustainability Planning, Capital Strategy, MTA Construction and Development, New York MT
  • Andrew Biesterveld, Senior Director of Capital Projects, Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), Columbus, OH


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Next Practices for Addressing Climate Resiliency in Public Transportation
02/07/2023 at 2:00 PM (EST)  |  60 minutes
02/07/2023 at 2:00 PM (EST)  |  60 minutes