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MBH Architects Completes New Laboratory for COVID-19 Vaccine Research

April 1, 2021 - in Buildings, COVID-19, News

MBC BioLabs at 930 Brittan; Credit: Tyler Chartier   MBH Architects began the initial design phase for 930 Brittan Avenue in 2017. The development—which consisted of three warehouses that were renovated and combined into a single facility—now includes…

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…

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 with the British Embassy in Madrid, OMFIF convenes a panel discussion on the role of government and policy…

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

November 24, 2020 - in Airports, 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…