Flooded Bus Barns and Buckled Rails: Public Transportation and Climate Change Adaptation
The U.S. Federal Transit Administration has released a report that examines anticipated climate impacts on U.S. transit and current climate change adaptation efforts by domestic and foreign transit agencies.
The report also explores the availability of vulnerability assessment, risk management, and adaptation planning tools as well as their applicability to public transportation agencies.
The report provides examples of adaptation strategies and discusses how transit agencies might incorporate climate change adaptation into their organizational structures and existing activities such as asset management systems, planning, and emergency response.
This Summary Last Modified On: 10/10/2011