ABAG and the City of Oakland are taking steps to evaluate and retrofit soft-story multi-unit buildings vulnerable to collapse in earthquakes.
Establish an inventory of tools and best practices that can be implemented by local governments to build local resilience.
Help meet smart growth, resilience and equity goals by developing strategies to strengthen existing housing and plan smartly for future housing.
L.A. mayor calls for mandatory earthquake retrofitting for thousands of buildings | LA Times, December 8, 2014 Posted on 12.09.14
Preparedness, early warning system top agenda at quake symposium | ABC 7 News, October 16, 2014 Posted on 10.17.14
25 Years After the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Are We Safer? | KQED Science, October 13, 2014 Posted on 10.15.14
Powerful earthquake faults threaten Napa on 2 sides | Napa Valley Register, October 13, 2014 Posted on 10.14.14
The Resilience Program of the Association of Bay Area Governments seeks to promote a more sustainable, resilient, and prosperous region where our communities are prepared to withstand and quickly recover from the effects of earthquakes and natural hazards. Learn more.