July 30, 2014 - 9:18 am

Transit Agencies Get Creative with Real Estate Development

Transit agencies in the U.S. looking to expand rail lines are getting into the real-estate-development business to raise revenue.…
July 29, 2014 - 9:10 am

Australia Sees Great Promise with Smart Grid Smart City Trial

More than $28 billion in net economic benefits could flow to Australia over the next 20 years if smart grid technologies trialled…
July 29, 2014 - 8:58 am

German Infrastructure Projects Face Fierce Protests

Wherever ambitious construction ventures loom on the horizon in Germany -- from the cities to the countryside, from the coastlines…
July 25, 2014 - 11:11 am

White House Announces $10B Fund for Rural Infrastructure

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and CoBank CEO Robert Engel are announcing $10 billion in private funding to invest in rural infrastructure…

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July 30, 2014 - 4:13 pm in Emergency, Top Stories, Transportation

DHS Announces Preparedness Grants for Rail, Ports, Transit and More

As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, Secretary Jeh Johnson today announced final allocations for seven FY 2014 DHS preparedness grant programs, including the Homeland Security Grant…
July 30, 2014 - 10:27 am in Sensors, Top Stories, Water

New York Gains Greater Tide Sensor Coverage

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting New York will be more accessible than ever due to a new monitoring network the U.S. Geological Survey is currently building. A team from the USGS New York Water Science…
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July 29, 2014 - 12:57 pm in Supply, Top Stories, Water

Top Water Saving Tips for American Households

Curbing water use in American households could be as easy as making simple changes to your daily routine and installing a few water-efficient appliances, a recent article suggests. Among these actions are reducing shower times and toilet flushes, doing only full loads of laundry,…