Bay Area Airport and Infrastructure Resilience Special Meeting
Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)
The Bay Area Airport and Infrastructure Resilience Special Meeting will present the findings of the first two products from ABAG’s Airport and Infrastructure Resilience Project: the Airport Liquefaction Susceptibility Analysis and the Role of Airports in Regional Disaster Response and Recovery.
ABAG’s Airport and Infrastructure Resilience Project aims to gain a comprehensive understanding of the role Bay Area airports can play in the long-term economic, social, and physical recovery from a major earthquake, given their vulnerabilities, interdependencies on regional infrastructure systems, and capacity for functioning following the disaster. This study builds upon a 2000 ABAG report, entitled Don’t Wing It, which examined the role of airports in disaster response, but found that greater examination was needed around long-term recovery.
Bay Area airports serve as an international gateway for business and leisure travelers and cargo shipments and serve as major contributors to our regional economy. Air transportation, while a small segment of the Bay Area’s transportation system, plays a key role in disaster response and recovery activities.
More information and the full reports can be found at: http://quake.abag.ca.gov/airport_resilience/
- Solicit feedback, questions, and recommendations from airport managers and other stakeholders
- Present major findings on airport liquefaction and the role of airports in disaster recovery
- Introduce and discuss recommended actions
- Provide multiple formats and opportunities for questions and feedback from stakeholders
- Promote and disseminate work that supports the goals of the Airport and Infrastructure Resilience Project
Welcome and Introduction
Danielle Mieler, ABAG
Present Airport Liquefaction Susceptibility Analysis
Jeff Hoeft, Fugro Consultants, Inc.
Present Recommends and Findings on the Role of Airports in Regional Disaster Response and Recovery and Q&A
Jeanne Perkins, Jeanne Perkins Consulting
Four tables will be positioned around the room, allowing attendees to ask questions, comment on recommendations, and provide feedback.