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Posts Tagged ‘Superstorm Sandy’

Caution Ahead: Overdue Investments for New York’s Aging Infrastructure

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Caution Ahead

CENTER FOR AN URBAN FUTURE
FOLLOWING THE DEVASTATION OF SUPERSTORM SANDY IN OCTOBER 2012, NEW York City’s essential infrastructure needs were made a top policy priority for the first time in decades. The scale and severity of the storm prompted numerous studies to assess the damage and led policymakers to take steps to shore up the city’s coastal infrastructure weaknesses. Although that work remains imperative, New York City faces a number of other infrastructure vulnerabilities that have little to do with storm preparedness or resiliency. If left unchecked, they could wreak as much havoc on the city’s economy, competitiveness and quality of life as the next big storm.

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Margie Alt, Environment America

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Margie Alt is the executive director of Environment America. She oversees all aspects of the organization, including policy and strategy development for major campaigns; building the organization’s membership, visibility and field power; and recruiting and training hundreds of staff and activists. Under Margie’s direction the Environment America federation has grown to include 29 state-based groups, […]

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Professor Malcolm Bowman, SUNY Stony Brook University Storm Surge Research Group

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Malcolm Bowman is Professor of Physical Oceanography and a Distinguished Service Professor at the Marine Sciences Research Center (MSRC), State University of New York at Stony Brook. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. (honors) degrees in physics and mathematics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and his Ph.D. in Engineering Physics at the University […]

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River Edge, NJ: Post-Hurricane Sandy NJT Railroad at New Bridge Landing

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

- bebo2good1 on YouTube. New Jersey Transit RailroadMTA Metro-North Commuter Railroad’s West of Hudson ServicePascack Valley Line PVL | Spring Valley, NY to/from Hoboken, NJ -Electric-Motive Diesel (EMD) GP40PH-2 (#4147)-Alstom Comet V

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Long Beach, NY: Post Hurricane Sandy LIRR Restores Electric Train Service

Monday, November 26th, 2012

LIRR restores weekend electric train service on Long Beach branch Sunday, November 25; weekday electric – LIRR2010 on YouTube

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