Posts Tagged ‘FDR Drive’

  • How much should cities plan for the storm of the century?

    A Weather Dilemma for NYC

    Sep 12, 12 • 113 Views • Economic Debates, Economic History, Environment, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    In NYC, the last time that the East River touched the Hudson River (see below) was on September 3, 1821 when a hurricane struck directly and the tide rose 13 feet in one hour. Should the city plan for it to happen again? Along its 520 mile long coastline, New...