Midweek Video: Texas’s Power Disaster Is a Warning Sign for the US

In this short video, Vox explains how Texas’ March electric energy failure could be just the tip of the iceberg for America going forward. While the state’s independent electrical grid was certainly a problem, there were bigger systemic problems that were exposed. Is the country prepared for future events that could strain the system again?

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.