In the wake of unprecedented flooding from Hurricane Sandy, New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority has released a video showing the inundation’s aftermath at its South Ferry-Whitehall Street subway station in lower Manhattan (which still lacks electricity at the time of this writing).
The video is absolutely breathtaking, and an important reason why cities — especially high-population, low-lying ones located near bodies of water — need to revisit their resilience strategies, pronto.
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