BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Solspace/Calendar//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20200405T020558 DESCRIPTION:In March 2014\, the Center for an Urban Future documented an array of challenges and vulnerabilities resulting from the city’s aging infrastructure. The initial report in 2014\, titled “Caution Ahead”\, revealed that many of the city s roads\, bridges\, subway signals\, water and sewer mains \, and public buildings were more than 50 years old and in v arying states of disrepair. And it identified a minimum inve stment of $47.3 billion over the next five years to bring th e city’s core infrastructure to a state of good repair.Joi n us on January 14th as Jonathan Bowles\, the Center for Urb an Future’s Executive Director focuses on the new study wh ich provides a five-year update to the assessment of New Yor k City’s aging infrastructure vulnerabilities. In this fiv e-year update to our landmark report on New York City’s ag ing infrastructure\, we find that the city has made record-l evel capital investments\, but results have been mixed. Incr eased usage and new stresses from climate change make bringi ng the city’s core infrastructure to a state of good repai r all the more essential.The new analysis shows that some of the problems that have been documented five years ago have only gotten worse and that the new stressors like climate ch ange have only added to the overall price tag to bring the c ity’s core infrastructure to a state of good repair.– In creased capital investment—particularly in water and sewer infrastructure and street resurfacing—is beginning to sho w results. But in other areas\, conditions have gotten worse as needs have grown.– Although the city has ramped up the pace of water main replacement\, there were still 522 water main breaks last year—the highest total in over a decade. – New York City’s bridges also show mixed results. The n umber of structurally deficient bridges—those in need of s ubstantial maintenance and repair—has declined but the num ber of bridges that are also fracture critical—at risk of partial collapse—have increased.Organized byMicrosol Resou rces DTSTART:20200114T130000 DTEND:20200114T140000 SUMMARY:Assessing Progress & Challenges of New York’s Aging Infras tructure END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR