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Breaking Down State DOT COVID-19 Relief Funding

January 11, 2021 - in COVID-19, Financial, News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently analyzed the $10 billion in emergency aid provided to state departments of transportation as part of the $900 billion COVID-19 relief measure signed into law on December 27 along…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Additional Administrative Relief for Transit Agencies During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

December 15, 2020 - in COVID-19, News

WASHINGTON – In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today…

Video: The Role of Governments, Policy-Makers and Finance in Building Green Infrastructure

November 30, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Video

Covid-19 has dramatically shifted how we view sustainability and climate change challenges, particularly with regards to infrastructure. In partnership…

Populous Survey Shows Travelers Are Ready to Return to the Airport, With Proper Protection

November 24, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transportation

Survey Data Points to Achievable Solutions for Airports Around the Globe   Kansas City, MO  – Global design firm Populous, with Qualtrics, has released the results of a national survey that can help owners and operators of airports understand how…

Stantec, with Northeastern University, supports City of Somerville in early COVID-19 detection

November 11, 2020 - in Corporate, COVID-19, News

Innovative wastewater testing program will help city officials identify potential outbreaks up to two weeks faster   Somerville, MA- TSX, NYSE: STNL: Leading global design firm Stantec has partnered with Northeastern University and the City of Somerville,…

Thornton Tomasetti releases ‘Healthy Reentry’ free software to aid safe office return

November 6, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Products, Technology

Open Source App Provides Customizable Health Reporting And Contract Tracing Capabilities   New York, NY  – Thornton Tomasetti has open sourced its proprietary Healthy Reentry (HR) application for health monitoring and contract tracing. Designed…

CDC Says Public Transit Passengers, Operators Should Wear Masks

November 3, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transit

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a “strong recommendation” for public transportation passengers and transit operators alike to wear masks in order to prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. [Above photo by the Metropolitan…

COVID-19 Creating Winter Challenges For State DOTs

November 3, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transportation

Several state departments of transportation are facing winter operation challenges created by COVID-19 as the pandemic is leading to budget tightening as well as greater health and safety needs among their snowplow driver corps. [Above photo via the Michigan…

U.S. Power Industry Faces Transition Following Energy Demand Losses

October 28, 2020 - in COVID-19, Energy, News

Facing a long recovery from COVID-19 impacts, energy sector expected to accelerate integration of renewables DENVER (October 27, 2020)—The COVID-19 pandemic has had extreme consequences for the U.S. power industry, including a substantial reduction in energy…

CDC Says Public Transit Passengers, Operators Should Wear Masks

October 26, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transit

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a “strong recommendation” for public transportation passengers and transit operators alike to wear masks in order to prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. [Above photo by the Metropolitan…