New Research on Seismic Risk Available

Staff from ABAG/MTC and the U.S. Geological Survey presented new research on the Bay Area's seismic riskat the Regional Planning Committee meeting. Planners detailed residential building damage estimates and displacement risk for 16 scenario earthquakes.

Presentations focused on housing damage and the direct and cascading impacts of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward Fault and responsive actions the region can take to reduce risk and increase capacity to address a range of earthquake impacts. For more information, visit the Resilience program website.