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COVID-19 Will Create Long-Term Impact on State DOT Revenues

June 1, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transportation

State departments of transportation continue to grapple with significant revenue reductions due to the COVID-19 pandemic – reductions that many expect will be long-term in nature. [Above photo by the Georgia Department of Transportation.] Julie Lorenz, secretary…

Responding to COVID-19: State DOTs Videos from the Frontlines

May 29, 2020 - in COVID-19, Transportation, Video

This Transportation TV series entitled State DOTs Respond to Coronavirus: A Video Diary is showcasing efforts by state departments of transportation to…

COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

May 29, 2020 - in COVID-19, Energy, News

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to achieve…

CYPE develops software to design, calculate and implement safety measures in spaces in response to COVID-19

May 26, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Products

The Open BIM COVID-19 program facilitates the adoption and validation of preventive measure to minimise infections and optimise the occupancy of space, both in buildings and open spaces, taking into account aspects such as interpersonal safety distance or…

Transportation Leaders Across the Country Report 50-to-90% Reduction in Traffic and Revenues Due to COVID-19

May 21, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve tolling, today convened national, state and local transportation…

State DOTs Would Get $15B in Phase 4 COVID-19 Bill

May 19, 2020 - in COVID-19, News

A $3 trillion, 1,815-page COVID-19 relief measure proposed by the House of Representatives on May 12 contains $15 billion in stopgap funds for state departments of transportation – well below the nearly $50 billion the American Association of State Highway…

COVID-19 Erases Five Years of Solar Job Growth

May 18, 2020 - in COVID-19, Energy, News, Renewables

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New analysis shows that the U.S. solar industry will employ 114,000 fewer workers by June 2020, compared with previous forecasts that projected the industry would employ 302,000 Americans over the same time period. With an expected workforce…

Engineering Firm Leaders Now Believe “Back to Normal” will take 12-18 Months, ACEC Business Impact Survey Shows

May 15, 2020 - in COVID-19, Financial, News

Washington, DC - More U.S. engineering firm leaders now believe a “return to normal” for their businesses will take between 12-18 months, a significant increase compared to nearly a month ago, the latest ACEC Research Institute Business Impact Survey 6…

U.S. Green Building Council Launches Global Economic Recovery Strategy

May 14, 2020 - in Buildings, COVID-19, News

USGBC outlines path for how healthy places and LEED will support recovery efforts as businesses, governments and communities prepare for a post-pandemic world Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new strategy, Healthy…

Proposed Phase 4 COVID-19 Relief Bill Contains $15B for State DOTs

May 14, 2020 - in COVID-19, News

A $3 trillion, 1,815-page COVID-19 relief measure proposed by the House of Representatives on May 12 contains $15 billion in stopgap funds for state departments of transportation – well below the nearly $50 billion the American Association of State Highway…