Rendering by Felix Ho
Due to rise in sea level and increased frequency in large storms, New York City is expected to experience catastrophic floods every five years by 2030 to 2045. Using this as a lens for the future conditions of the city, how can we better the emergency response infrastructure to create more resiliency?
Urban Artery is a project that seeks to provide a seamless emergency response and evacuation system by integrating its auto-sensing technologies into the existing transportation infrastructure of the city. By creating a unified and centralized system, both rescuers and civilians have a more efficient roadmap giving and getting the aid they need to find safety in perilous situations.
IN THE PAST
Emergency response in New York City has been fragmented leading to:
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