Sustainable Cities, SOS 11, Arizona State

Topic: “Resilience can be applied to cities. They too need to last, to respond to crisis and adapt in a way that may cause them to change and grow differently; cities require an inner strength, a resolve, as well as a strong physical infrastructure and built environment.” (Newman, Beatley, & Boyer, 2009).

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Instructions: For this assignment, choose a U.S. city that you are familiar with or one you would like to learn more about. After choosing a city, write at least 1,500 words, following the formatting outlined in the Writing Guide, answering the questions below.

  1. Provide a brief introduction about the city and why you chose it.
  2. What, if anything, makes this city vulnerable with regard to climate change?
  3. What might happen to this city in the future if it continues ‘business as usual’ and no steps are taken to increase its resiliency?
  4. How can the city’s built environment be changed to increase its resiliency?
  5. How can the city’s transportation system be modified to increase resiliency?
  6. What might be an effective way to implement a resiliency plan for this city, or improve upon an existing plan?

3- Word Page Count: 1500 words

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