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Boston Under Snow: Resilience Lessons for the Nation

Topics: Emergency Management, Healthcare and Public Health, Homeland Security Theory Policy and Practice, Transportation, Critical Infrastructure Theory, Policy and Practice,

This report by the Global Resilience Institute looks at the record breaking snowfall experienced by the metro-Boston Region in 2015. By studying the cascading effects that the storm had on critical infrastructure systems, the economy, and residents throughout the region, a set of findings and recommendations were developed for communities throughout the nation that face similar risks. The recommendations are aimed at emergency managers, infrastructure owners and operators, and decision makers from the federal to the local level.

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