July 21, 2014 - 11:29 am

Adding Value to Transit by Increasing Speeds

Residents of the Twin Cities greeted the opening of the new Green Line light rail link last month with joy and excitement, finally…
July 21, 2014 - 11:05 am

Looking at Cities as Molecular Structures

Franz-Josef Ulm, an engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has built a career as an expert on the properties,…
July 21, 2014 - 7:51 am

A Temporary Transportation Bill is Expected to Pass

The Senate is expected to vote on a temporary transportation spending bill later this week — with an emphasis on the word temporary.…
July 20, 2014 - 6:12 pm

Louisiana Levees to Be Mapped by Drones

South Lafourche's levees will be viewed though an unconventional eye in the coming months. Levee District Director Windell Curole…

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Building a 21st Century Infrastructure: Increasing Public and Private Collaboration with the Build America Investment Initiative

The President delivered remarks at the Port of Wilmington in front of the I-495 Bridge in Delaware. With 90,000 cars moving over it per day before repairs began, this bridge is a key example of the importance of infrastructure, which keeps the economy moving, spurs innovation,…
July 16, 2014 - 7:28 am in Energy, Maintenance, Modeling, Oil & Gas, Pipelines, Top Stories

EDF Partners with Google Earth Outreach to Map Natural Gas Leaks Under U.S. City Streets

Environmental Defense Fund today unveiled interactive online maps showing natural gas leaks beneath the streets of Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Leaks like these rarely pose an immediate safety threat, but the leaking natural gas – which is mostly…
July 11, 2014 - 1:25 pm in Analysis, Top Stories

More than Half of World’s Population Now Living in Urban Areas, UN Survey Finds

An additional 2.5 billion people are predicted to live in urban areas by 2050, the United Nations today reported, highlighting the need for a successful urban planning agenda and greater attention to be given to smaller cities where nearly half of all people currently reside.…