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August 26, 2014 - 11:00 am

The Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Requires Underwater Welding

Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting…
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August 25, 2014 - 10:08 am

Climate Change and Drought Are Forcing Us to Upgrade Our Water Systems

Climate change predictions and areas of severe drought in the US and around the globe have put water high on the list of global…
hipster_neighborhood
August 25, 2014 - 9:41 am

Are We Planning Cities Just for Hipsters?

What is a city for? It's a crucial question but one rarely asked by the pundits and developers who dominate the debate over the…
gis
August 24, 2014 - 9:15 am

High School Students Get Hands-on Urban Planning and GIS Experience

A group of high school students spent part of their summer learning the many ways GIS (Geographic Information Systems) can be used…

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August 26, 2014 - 9:27 am in Construction, Roads, Top Stories, Transportation

Tennessee Funds Transportation Projects Aimed at Reducting Congestion and Pollution

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of over $27 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grants in 11 communities across the state. The 31 grants will fund a wide range of transportation projects…
napa_road
August 26, 2014 - 8:26 am in Emergency, Top Stories, Transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $2 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funds for California’s Napa Valley

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and…
SG160-09 SeismoGeodetic System
August 25, 2014 - 10:26 am in Sensors, Top Stories

Trimble Introduces State-of-the-Art Integrated Seismic and Geodetic System for Earth Sciences and Infrastructure Monitoring Applications

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today an integrated Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reference receiver, broadband seismic recorder and a force-balance triaxial accelerometer for infrastructure and precise scientific applications―the Trimble® SG160-09 SeismoGeodetic…