resilience

Tsunami highlights Bay Area sea level rise
Environment
Mark Prado January 21, 2022
Tsunami sign

The Bold Italic had an interesting article on the recent tsunami and sea level rise in the Bay Area.

U.S. Department of Transportation releases climate adaptation and resilience plan
Transportation
Mark Prado October 14, 2021
Pete Buttigieg

The U.S. Department of Transportation released its climate adaptation and resilience plan focused on ensuring that federally-supported transportation infrastructure— as well as USDOT programs, policies, and operations — consider climate change impacts and incorporate adaptation and resilience solutions whenever possible.

New online magazine KneeDeep Times keeps focus on climate resilience
Environment
Mark Prado October 13, 2021
KneeDeep Times

KneeDeep Times, a digital magazine featuring stories from the frontlines of climate resilience, has launched.

MTC seeks comment on Bay Area disaster plan
Resiliency
Mark Prado March 8, 2021

MTC and its partners have developed a draft Hazard Mitigation Plan and now seek public comment on the document. Public comment will be taken until March 19. Feedback can be sent to Stephen Terrin at sterrin@bayareametro.gov.

New report takes deep dive into rising seas
Environment
Mark Prado March 30, 2020
Seal level rise

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) has issued an analysis of the myriad impacts rising sea level will have on Bay Area communities, illuminating where the region is most vulnerable and detailing recommendations for future planning.

New research addresses equity and climate resilience
Resiliency
Mark Prado August 27, 2019
By Mark Prado
Sea-level rise

Climate change. Sea-level rise. Resilience. The terms are ubiquitous in the public realm, planning circles and among policymakers around the Bay Area. The topics are among the most vexing of our time.

Earthquakes abound, ABAG can help you prepare
Resiliency
Mark Prado August 19, 2019
By Mark Prado
Earthquakes

Earthquakes are hitting all over the state of late and the Association of Bay Area Governments wants you to prepare.

New bill would help San Francisco Estuary Partnership’s resiliency efforts
Environment
Mark Prado July 29, 2019
By Tommy Alexander
Estuary

The Protect and Restore America’s Estuaries Act, a bipartisan bill which would reauthorize the National Estuary Program (NEP), was introduced last week by U.S. Representative Tom Malinowski (D-NJ).

MTC and partners nab federal environmental planning award for Highway 37
Environment
Mark Prado July 11, 2019
By Mark Prado
Highway 37

MTC and its partners received a 2019 Environmental Excellence Award from the Federal Highway Administration for work on their State Route 37 Resilient Corridor Program.

South Bay salt ponds will see massive restoration effort
Environment
Mark Prado May 6, 2019
By Mark Prado
Salt ponds

The Sierra Club magazine has an interesting story on the effort to restore South Bay salt ponds back into tidal marshes.