Infrastructure Too Big to Fail: An Interview with Professor Thomas O'Rourke

About This Episode

Professor Thomas O'Rourke spoke in July 2012 at the Natural Hazards Workshop in Broomfield, Colorado, on the subject of "Infrastructure Too Big to Fail." Jim Schwab, AICP, manager of APA's Hazards Planning Research Center, caught up with him later to explore that subject in the context of natural disasters. Their conversation is the focus of this podcast.

O'Rourke is the Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering at Cornell University.

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