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3/12 - Improving the Resilience of Transit Systems Threatened by Natural Disasters (CM | 2)

Updated: Jan 3, 2020

Is your agency looking for straightforward "how-to" practices for emergency preparedness and response? Learn how to prepare for the effects of a natural disaster or event, recover quickly, and return rapidly to providing the services that customers rely on to meet their travel needs in this two-hour webinar from the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP).

TRB will conduct a webinar from 1-3 p.m. ET Monday, March 12 that features research from TCRP’s recently published Improving the Resilience of Transit Systems Threatened by Natural Disasters, Volume 1: A Guide, Volume 2: Research Overview, and Volume 3: Literature Review and Case Studies.

Webinar presenters:

  • Jon Carnegie, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center

  • Deborah Matherly, Louis Berger

  • Cris Liban, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority

  • Moderator: Jane Mobley, Louis Berger

Featured case studies will address Los Angeles Metro Rail’s national leadership and the Resilience Assessment Framework tool; Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) on rebuilding better and stronger after disasters; and the Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority (MARTA) addressing how to leverage asset management to "layer on" resilience.

AICP: 2.0 hours

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