Disaster Management

DISASTER MANAGEMENT: NYC resumes transportation amid challenges after Hurricane Sandy

Nov. 1, 2012
Transportation in New York City picked up on Thursday following the devastation by Hurricane Sandy earlier in the week. Commuters hit the roads facing miles-long traffic jams,...
Transportation Management

Major storm cuts power, disrupts traffic in Washington, D.C. area

July 3, 2012
Commuters in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. had to deal with powerless traffic signals Monday following a vicious storm over the weekend. Officials estimate that full...
Transportation Management

Chicago braces for winter with new evacuation plan

Nov. 2, 2011
 The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) does not want a repeat of last winter’s nightmare, when hundreds of vehicles were stranded for hours on Lake Shore Drive ...

On top of the slide

July 15, 2010
Boulders, some as big as tractor-trailers, pummeled I-70 in Glenwood Canyon in early March, leaving the only east-west Rocky Mountain artery closed for four days. One week after...

After checks

Sept. 9, 2008
Photos and reports from Sichuan, China, inform us of the destruction of the May 12 7.9 earthquake and serve as yet another reminder of the risk societies face from natural hazards...