Webinar Summary: As the summer hurricane and wildfire season sets in, cities are more vulnerable than ever due to the new realities of COVID-19. NOAA has predicted a 60% chance of an above-normal hurricane season in 2020 and Californians are anticipating an active wildfire season given the dry winter. Given new fiscal budget constraints, and concerns related to social distancing, evacuation and shelter in place, cities will face new challenges this year. Hear from member experts and city leaders helping their cities to be more prepared for potential events this summer.
This report focuses on how innovative land use and climate adaptive strategies might improve quality of life by reducing the negative impacts of extreme heat and better managing stormwater-induced flooding and sea level rise in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
The City of Dallas asked ULI to convene an Advisory Services Panel, using the program’s new virtual format, to focus on a study area impacted by a recent tornado that passed through in October of 2019. Hear the panel chair and panelists present the p...