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The World’s Top 4 Ride-Hailing Companies Are Worth More Than $166 Billion

August 9, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Shared Mobility Poised to Disrupt Multitrillion-Dollar Auto Industry   BOSTON, MA –  The rise of shared mobility services like Uber and Lyft is threatening to disrupt a multitrillion-dollar industry. Self-driving cars, zero-emission vehicles, connectivity,…

Bentley Systems Announces Finalists in the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards Program

August 8, 2019 - in Announcement, Awards, Events, Featured, News

Winners in Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program will be announced at a gala during Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference,…

ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete Now Available

New edition of popular American Concrete Institute resource now in full color FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The American Concrete Institute announces that…

Four Places Putting Green Infrastructure to Work for Local Communities

August 5, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Figure 1. A map shows areas that would be flooded by 1.5 meters of sea-level rise, which is how much sea levels could rise by 2100 if emissions aren’t curtailed. By Emily Cassidy and Suzanne Ozment Water is a source of growing tension and violence in places…

Submit Your Ideas for the Next Version of LEED

July 31, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News

The call for proposals is a new addition to the process of developing LEED. On July 9, USGBC announced a 2019 call for proposals to solicit feedback and concepts for the future of LEED. USGBC is exploring how we can strengthen LEED v4.1 and plan what’s next…

ASCE Structural Engineering Institute Announces Joint Vision for the Future of Structural Engineering

July 30, 2019 - in Featured, News

Reston, Va. - The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE) and the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations today announced a collaboration within the…

Interview with Greg Bentley, CEO, Bentley Systems: The Continuing Evolution of Engineering Software

July 29, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Informed Infrastructure Editorial Director Todd Danielson (right) interviewed Bentley Systems CEO Greg Bentley (left). In April 2019, Informed Infrastructure Editorial Director Todd Danielson went to Bentley Systems’ corporate headquarters in Exton, Pa.,…

Building a Smarter City: Baton Rouge Shows that Bigger Isn’t (Necessarily) Better

July 29, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

According to the IESE Cities in Motion Index, New York City, London, Paris and Tokyo topped the list of the world’s “smartest cities” in 2018. When megacities (with populations of more than 8 million) top these types of rankings, it’s easy to lose…

CAVTEC Moves Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Forward

July 19, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Smart mobility solutions—such as connected infrastructure, autonomous vehicles, data-driven mobility and intelligent transport systems—are gaining ground in the transportation industry. To further these emerging smart mobility solutions, Space Institute…

71 International Underground Construction Projects and Young Engineers in Competition for the ITA Tunnelling Awards

July 16, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News

Global demographic growth leads cities to rethink their urban planning in order to free space in surface. Recently, Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro, co-chairs of ITACUS committee have expressed a survival warning "The only way is down!" to alert public…