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Report: Cost of Congestion to Hit $200B in 2025

August 27, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

If more Americans are working, a new report confirms, more of us are also tied up in traffic. The picture is painted clearly in the 2019 Urban Mobility Report, published by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). Along with illustrating the problem,…

Stormwater Management System Protects University of Michigan Campus

August 26, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The system protects university buildings from potential floods while benefiting the environment and the city of Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan’s…

New Ranking Shows Norway, Finland, Japan, U.S. Lead in “Mission Innovation” Clean Energy Commitments

August 26, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

WASHINGTON—As part of the 2015 Mission Innovation initiative, 23 countries and the European Union committed to double their public investments in clean…

ASCE Structural Engineering Institute Announces New Prestandard for Performance-Based Wind Design

August 23, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News

RESTON, Va.  – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) has published ASCE/SEI Prestandard for Performance-Based Wind Design. SEI received a research grant from the Charles Pankow Foundation for $150,000…

Improved Transmission Needed to Reap Benefits of Renewable Energy, According to White Paper

August 21, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

LYONS, NEBRASKA – Clean power commitments have increased at the county and city levels, with 11 counties and 104 cities nationwide pledging to 100 percent clean energy goals at the end of 2018. As more renewable energy is developed across…

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, October 21-24 in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands.   EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated,…

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 ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete is now available in print and digital formats.…

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…