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An Abundance of Resilience in Oakland

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An Abundance of Resilience in Oakland

Oakland, California is facing a unique challenge increasingly faced by cities inundated by offers to increase their resilience.  In Oakland’s case, competing demands from resilience organizations are precluding the team from being able to define their scope. The city is a member of 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) and Bloomberg Associates, as well as several other […]

Project Scope Deliberation, a Field Traverse, and New Goals

  As of March 2016, the Oakland Team has made significant progress on defining their project.   Since their last meeting, TEX scientific partners, Patrick Hubbard and Brian Rowley, conducted a field traverse of one proposed site of the project – the Colosseum area. This is a region with significant infrastructure already in place and […]