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Metro Chicago Funds 50 Projects to Reduce Congestion and Improve Air Quality

Residents of metropolitan Chicago will benefit from improved transit, roads, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities through $286 million in federal transportation funds targeted over the next four years to support the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan's goals…

Bentley Takes the Pulse of Infrastructure Investment Across the World #YII2013

October 30, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Financial, Modeling

Greg Bentley addressed the Year in Infrastructure Conference this morning in London. The company’s mantra is sustaining infrastructure — everything…

Wireless Infrastructure Investment Will Generate $1.2 Trillion in Economic Activity and Create 1.2 Million Jobs

September 20, 2013 - in Construction, Financial, Projects

PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association today released a new study showing that projected private investment in wireless infrastructure over…

President Obama Talks About Infrastructure Investment

July 29, 2013 - in Construction, Financial, Projects

In Jacksonville on Friday, President Obama continued making the case for his vision for economic growth through infrastructure investment. In his remarks, he zeroed in on middle-class security, and the need for good jobs in growth industries. We’ve got to…

EPA Announces $15 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields

July 15, 2013 - in Financial, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $15 million in supplemental funding to help clean up contaminated Brownfields properties. The Revolving Loan Funding (RLF) will help 41 communities carry out cleanup and redevelopment…

ArcGIS Platform Helps Wilson, North Carolina, Expand Telecom Network and Maximize Vital Public Funds

July 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Financial, Smart Cities

When officials of Wilson, North Carolina, decided to expand the city's broadband network, operators wanted real-time business intelligence. They found it in an operational management solution built on the ArcGIS platform. Now the city is lowering costs and…

National Infrastructure Development Bank Act Introduced

July 1, 2013 - in Financial, Maintenance, Projects

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the National Infrastructure Development Bank Act. The bill would create and fund a public bank to leverage public and private dollars for meritorious infrastructure projects of national or regional significance.…

FEMA Updates NYC Flood Maps as Recovery Funds Arrive

January 31, 2013 - in Financial, Uncategorized

The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided new flood maps for the New York City area this week, just as recovery money was. The reassessment of risk to neighborhoods updates the existing, 30-year-old maps, adding some 35,000 new homes and businesses…