RAND Experts to Discuss Planning and Funding for Resilient Infrastructure


Debra Knopman, principal researcher at the RAND Corporation and professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Sarah Weilant, senior policy analyst at RAND, will address ways to prioritize spending of federal funds on transportation, water and other public infrastructure, as well as how to incorporate resilience in infrastructure planning.


Knopman and Weilant will discuss:

  • current and historical congressional spending on infrastructure
  • four elements that are key for building resilience into transportation projects
  • recommendations for policymakers.


12:00 p.m., ET, Friday, December 6, 2019


2043 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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