Posts Tagged ‘Japan Nuclear plant evacuation’

Transportation Around Evacuation Areas of Fukushima Nuclear Plants

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Author: Justin Krometis, Transportation Analyst, IEM

I have participated in over a dozen evacuation studies over the last several years, many of them focused on nuclear plants, so I have been closely following the protective actions being taken around the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan. I wanted an easy way to look at the towns affected and the road network therein but I had not yet seen an interactive map that showed the locations of the plants and the areas covered by the evacuation and shelter orders. So I used the Google Maps API to create one.