March 19, 2021, 6am PDT
Emergency responses to Hurricane Sandy have turned into long-term lessons in New York City, as the nation's largest city crafts a response to sea-level rise and extreme weather by making changes to the zoning code of coastal areas.
October 22, 2020, 5am PDT
With 520 miles of coastline, New York City is ready to implement the lessons of Hurricane Sandy in the zoning code for the entire city.
November 27, 2019, 6am PST
MTA reassured disoriented New Yorkers that it's flooding subway entrances on purpose, to test barriers that it hopes will guard the system against another Sandy.
January 3, 2019, 11am PST
Surprise, shocking news from New York City, as Governor Andrew Cuomo steps in at the 11th hour to change course on the highly anticipated (and dreaded) L Train closure scheduled to begin later this year.
November 2, 2018, 6am PDT
Storm resilience is a key design element of Hunter’s Point South Park in New York.
May 26, 2018, 1pm PDT
New York City hasn't been able to keep the beach from eroding.
October 29, 2017, 5am PDT
New York, like every other city in the United States, isn't more prepared for a major storm event than it was on October 29, 2012.
September 13, 2017, 11am PDT
Tree-huggers many of them are not, but there's consensus among Long Island developers that storm resilience is an investment worth making.
June 28, 2017, 6am PDT
For those who want it, the Netherlands is willing to share the fruits of its centuries-long relationship with the unruly seas. In Rotterdam, lots of local urban solutions are also on display.
March 3, 2017, 5am PST
In advance of unveiling his infrastructure plan on Tuesday night, President Trump pointed to the hazards posed by "missing tiles" in two New York City tunnels and wondered aloud how many had fallen on motorists. Answer: none.
November 28, 2016, 10am PST
Rebuilding and repairing New York City after Hurricane Sandy shows how climate change can exacerbate existing equity problems and that such disasters must spur efforts to rebuild fairly, not entrench existing problems.
September 24, 2016, 11am PDT
"Strategic retreat" as a response to rising sea levels isn't an easy sell, but a new report endeavors to make the idea more palatable.
Regional Plan Association
August 28, 2016, 9am PDT
A case study in New York's response to the Hurricane Sandy flooding in the neighborhoods of Coney Island and Gravesend.
New York Economic Development Corporation
May 27, 2016, 10am PDT
With so much attention placed on the woes facing D.C. Metro, it's important to recognize that it is hardly the only subway facing critical infrastructure investment needs.
March 8, 2016, 6am PST
Even after New Jersey experienced the most costly storm in it's history, residents strongly oppose any revenue raising strategies designed to fund infrastructure updates and maintenance.
October 7, 2015, 2pm PDT
Has New York done enough to continue to build new high-end buildings in flood zones around the city?
August 27, 2015, 11am PDT
Superstorm Sandy spurred the New York City Economic Development Corporation to form the RISE:NYC program, a global competition for innovative solutions to post-disaster resiliency. Arup's Sarah Wesseler spoke with them to learn more.
August 7, 2015, 7am PDT
Long stretches of Connecticut's "lifeblood" shoreline rail line lie in the path of rising seas and future floods. While moving the tracks further inland is prohibitively expensive, a resilience plan is still needed.
July 24, 2015, 8am PDT
Once again, chronic delays on New Jersey Transit's rail lines in and out of Manhattan serve as a reminder of Gov. Christie's ill fated decision to cancel replacement of the two aging Hudson River tunnels to Penn Station.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
April 9, 2015, 1pm PDT
Subway restoration and resilience efforts depend for a large part on federal relief. South Ferry Station, still new when the storm hit, will basically be rebuilt from scratch.