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Disaster Relief

Climate Change & Transportation series addresses challenges

Last October, Volpe --our National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts-- launched an eight-session speaker series onĀ Transportation System Resilience, Extreme Weather, and Climate Change. Given the tremendous damage imposed by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the long snow-filled winter we're emerging from, and the dramatic climate events predicted for the future, this series is tackling a very important challenge.

Soon after President Obama rolled out a comprehensive Climate Change Action Plan, last summer, I had the pleasure of kicking off this important series at Volpe. It's designed to explore transportation system resiliency and the escalating threats our changing climate poses on our transportation system...

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