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High-Strength Concrete Could Save Money, Time

In a lab at Montana State University, researchers use massive hydraulic pistons to crush samples of concrete in order to determine the material’s strength. To test what’s called ultra-high performance concrete, they’ve had to ratchet up the force. Click…

USDOT Video: Mid-Block Crosswalk Application

February 19, 2018 - in Technology, Transportation, Video

The Federal Highway Administration has led the development of a smartphone based application to increase driver awareness of pedestrians at mid-block…

Haiti: Eight Years After

Miyamoto International created a video of the eight-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, describing improvements that have been made…

News Report on Another Amtrak Crash

February 5, 2018 - in Rail, Transportation, Video

Amtrak's CEO blames a freight train operator for its latest deadly accident. An engineer and conductor were killed in the crash in South Carolina, and more than 100 people were injured. The Amtrak Silver Star was traveling from New York to Miami. Kris Van…

Minneapolis’ Autonomous Infrastructure: Drones

February 1, 2018 - in Sensors, Technology, Video

Minnesota is tapping drones to improve safety inspections for its aging bridges.

NTSB Most Wanted List 2017-2018

January 29, 2018 - in Transportation, Video

The Most Wanted List represents the NTSB's advocacy priorities. It is designed to increase awareness of, and support for, the most critical changes needed to reduce transportation accidents and save lives.

Islands: Strong. Small. Resilient.

January 22, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables, Video

In the face of climate change, Small Island Developing States are strong and resilient. They sit on the frontline of climate change and are leading the way with deploying renewable energy as the solution to a sustainable future.

Video: Saving the Bay Area’s Ecological Infrastructure

January 15, 2018 - in Video, Water

Public Sediment continues to advocate for a stronger and safer Bay Area by investing in local ecological infrastructure. Sediment is key to their approach to the challenge - today’s lack of sediment flowing to the Bay jeopardizes the marshes and mudflats…

Should Airports Use Circular Runways?

January 8, 2018 - in Transportation, Video

Henk Hesselink is collaborating with Valkenburg airport, a disused naval base near The Hague, which has ambitions to become a drone innovation centre. His design for circular runways at passenger airports captured global attention last year, in aviation circles…

Amtrak Train Derails onto Washington Highway

December 18, 2017 - in Featured, News, Rail, Transportation, Video

Amtrak train 501 derailed and is dangling onto Interstate 5 in Washington state. Witness Greg Mukai describes the incident. Source: CNN