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March 12 Webinar: Improving the Resilience of Transit Systems Threatened by Natural Disasters

Monday, March 12, 2018
1:00 p.m.

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). The webinar 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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