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Open thread for night owls: Six rules for rebuilding infrastructure with EVERYONE in mind

At The Conversation, Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester write—6 rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of ‘unprecedented’ weather events Unfortunately, Harvey delivered and then some with early estimates of the damage at over   US$190 billion, which would make it the costliest storm in U.S. history. The rain dumped on the Houston area by Harvey has been called “unprecedented,” making engineering and floodplain design standards look outdated at best and irresponsible at worst.
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