Krause, S., 2015. Development of Climate Change Adaptation Elements for Municipal Land Use Plans: Building Resiliency in Ventnor City, New Jersey Staff at EAC were funded by the NJ Sea Grant Consortium as a part of their 2014-2016 Omnibus Research to create recommendations for the incorporation of climate change data, mapping, language and actions into […]
The loss of inland waterway infrastructure assets could have severe adverse societal and economic effects areas directly impacted, the surrounding regions and/or the nation. The Supporting Secure and Resilient Inland Waterways (SSRIW) project is being undertaken in close collaboration with our sister NTSCOE, the Mack-Blackwell Rural Transportation Center at the University of Arkansas. The goal […]
A national program has begun to construct high-speed rail lines to in 10 locations across the United States. These are important investments that need protection. This project will build a prototype risk-based model, a Smart Model for Rail Corridor Resilience (SMRCR), estimate the consequences of specific disrupting events to the rail corridor, and recommend a set of […]
The transit environment, with large numbers of people in close contact with one another, can facilitate the spread of disease between individuals and places. By incorporating the knowledge and best practices of doctors, epidemiologists, and several of the nation’s foremost transit organizations, this training will prepare agency policymakers and front line employees to actively combat […]
The Transportation Management: Vulnerability, Risk and Security certificate is offered to Rutgers graduate students through the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. Participating faculty include the School of Engineering, the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), the School of Arts and Sciences, and UMDNJ. The fifteen-credit multi-disciplinary program takes a risk analysis approach to transportation […]
Successful response and recovery depend on frontline transit personnel communicating effectively within their organizations and with passengers at the outset of a potential crisis. This course teaches frontline transit employees the skills to determine and practice appropriate communication methods to ensure an effective crisis response.