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Streamlining Automated Inspection Technology for Transportation

June 19, 2018 - in News, Products, Technology

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, provides state-of-the-art, robotic based autonomous and semi-autonomous inspection management, smart scheduling, and safety compliance. The Avitas Systems cloud based platform uploads inspection data from a wide variety of sensors,…

U.S. DOT Announces $7.7 Million for First Round of Regional University Transportation Center Grants

June 19, 2018 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON: As part of the University Transportation Centers (UTC) program, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has selected the University…

Neste and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) are Collaborating to Drive Sustainable Aviation Operations

June 19, 2018 - in News

Neste, the leading renewable products producer and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), a global leader in airport sustainability are collaborating…

Kats Joins WSP as Business Development Manager

June 19, 2018 - in News, People

LOS ANGELES — Steven Kats has been named business development manager for the Los Angeles transportation and infrastructure business of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy. In his new…

Julie Wienberg Rejoins HNTB as Aviation Project Director and Vice President

June 18, 2018 - in News, People

KANSAS CITY  – Julie Wienberg, NCARB, has rejoined HNTB Corporation as aviation project director and vice president, serving as aviation group leader for HNTB’s architecture practice. Wienberg focuses on strategic planning, client service and…

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Association to Form

June 18, 2018 - in Events, News

Reston, VA - A new trade and professional association of subsurface utility engineering (SUE) practitioners, the SUE Association, is being formed and an organizing conference will be held on Thursday, July 26 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC.…

Soo Locks Improvements Finally Gaining Momentum?

June 18, 2018 - in News, Water

Long-sought improvements and upgrades to Michigan's Soo Locks complex in Sault Ste. Marie, considered a vital linchpin to the nation’s economy and national security, appears to finally be getting some long overdue attention on multiple fronts, according…

GPA Sees Busiest May for Total Tons, TEUs

June 15, 2018 - in News

Savannah, Ga. - The Port of Savannah handled 3 million tons of cargo in May, an increase of 8.9 percent or 247,671 tons compared the same month a year ago. Total cargo crossing all terminals reached 3.22 million tons.   "Our May numbers reflect strong…

EU Reinforces Position at the Forefront of Global Energy Transformation, Says IRENA

June 15, 2018 - in Energy, News

Abu Dhabi, UAE — Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has welcomed the European Union’s (EU) decision to increase its renewable energy target from 27 per cent to 32 per cent by 2030, highlighting that the…

The U.S. Bicycle Route System Grows to 26 States and Over 13,000 Miles

June 15, 2018 - in News

MISSOULA, MONT., June 12, 2018 — With the designation of USBR 50, Nevada becomes the 26th state to join the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS). Missouri and Kansas joined forces to designate USBR 66, becoming the first states to officially designate…