Building a More Resilient 21 Century Infrastructure
Dr. Judith Rodin
Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin joins The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC for a three-part interview series about the NYS 2100 commission planning for long-term recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
Excerpt from Part Three of the Brian Lehrer Series:
"Soft Infrastructure also includes three other things: it includes integrated planning and criteria for decision making for capital investments, it includes enhanced institutional coordination, and it includes improved data mapping and visualization and communication systems. All of these things are incredibly important and they are soft because they’re not physical but they are essential. We need key actions to streamline our institutional structure on development."
LISTEN TO the January 10th INTERVIEW
Excerpt from Part Two of the Brian Lehrer Series :
“It’s not only how you put state or local or federal money in, it’s also very much how you create the right incentive structure for private companies to both allow projects and support projects in ways that will support resilience, support mitigation-—at the same time providing opportunity for the consumer to gain from those interventions in a very systematic and proactive way."
Listen to the December 20th interview
Excerpt from Part One of the Brian Lehrer Series:
"Increasingly, there’s just an extraordinary number of thing that you can neither predict with 100 percent certainty, nor really prevent, so you've got focus on what we’re calling resilience—that means the ability to rebound more quickly, to recover more effectively.”
LISTEN TO the December 13th INTERVIEW