• TRB 100th Annual Meeting - A Virtual Event

      January 2021

    • Online Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Lectern Session 191

After the Hurricanes

Sunday, January 07 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM ET
Brian Wolshon, Louisiana State University
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection (Changed to Standing Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection, AMR10, on 4/15/2020) (ABR10)

September 2017 was the busiest month on record for hurricanes in the Atlantic. Damage from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria will top $200 billion. We’ve stories before: Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, Waldo Canyon and Black Forest wildfires, the 2014-2017 California drought, Missouri and Iowa floods, and much more. The challenge is preparing for severe weather events, responding to emergencies, and ensuring the resilience of the system. We plan, prepare, and respond in order to return to normal as quickly as possible after an emergency. What can we learn from this round of hurricanes? What are we doing to apply these lessons to increase the resilience of our transportation networks and systems?

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Title Presentation Number
Energy Impacts on Transportation and Transportation Impacts on Energy as a Result of the Hurricanes
Gail Royster, Edison Electric Institute
Response and Recovery in the Virgin Islands
nicole boothman-shepard, AECOM
Supply Chain Response and Recovery
Anne Strauss-Wieder, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
National Transporation Response and Recovery Support
Michael Lowder, Michael W. Lowder & Global Associates
Brian Wolshon, Louisiana State University

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