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Assessing Criticality in Transportation Adaptation Planning

Figure 2 : Vulnerability Assessment: Purpose, Target Audiences, and Intended Results

What is the purpose of the study? Who are the target audience(s) for the study and what are their priorities? What actions would you like your audience to take in response to the study?
To raise public awareness of climate risk to transportation assets The general public Advocate for adaptation projects
To begin implementing adaptation projects (particularly asset design) High level decision makers within DOT Design planned bridge infrastructure for a more severe design storm
To encourage increased coordination and communication between relevant agencies Point people from each agency, agency partnerships Work to share information, increase coordination around emergency events
To research potential risk management strategies Academia, state and local policymakers To come to a consensus on best practices for risk assessment

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Updated: 03/27/2014
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