At our March 2019 meeting, Chicago’s Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) CEO Bob Dean discussed how they are helping to address the impact that more volatile, wet weather patterns have on Chicago and other large urban environments through programs like Rain Ready.
You can view the presentation slides here in PDF format.
Below are some links related to the presentation
- CNT work on the location of urban flooding and its lack of correlation to floodplains
- CNT RainReady program
- A recent article in Slate on regional vs local flood control investments
- CNT blog post by Bob Dean: Leveraging Technology to Address Urban Issues