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ASLA Releases New Guide to Green Infrastructure

September 9, 2014 - in Planning, Projects, Stormwater, Water

A new online guide launched today by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) explains the many benefits of "green infrastructure"—designed systems that harness nature to create proven benefits for communities and the environment. Green infrastructure…

Innovyze Introduces H2ONET V13 for AutoCAD 2015

September 9, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling, Water

Redrawing the boundaries of innovation in the water industry, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for…

EPA Announces Funding to Create Two New Drinking Water Innovation Centers

September 9, 2014 - in Analysis, Drinking water, Projects, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its commitment to improving America’s drinking water by providing over $8 million to…

HERE Maps the Future of Smarter Cities

September 9, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Roads, Transportation

Today HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location services, announced two new research collaborations with the SWARCO Group and the Oakland County Connected Vehicle Task Force (OCCV). Together with its partners in the intelligent transportation space,…

Global Smart Infrastructure – Smart Grids and M2M are Key Developments

September 9, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors

The transformation to a Smart Grid not only delivers benefits to the electricity industry but also to the community and to individual business and residential customers. Real-time visibility of the grid enables better balancing of supply and demand and greater…

Autodesk A360 Team Aids Design and Engineering Project Collaboration

A Gartner study on collaboration among manufacturers found cloud-based tools to be the fastest growing category of collaboration tools—both for internal collaboration as well as working with external partners.  Another recent study found that 50% of makers…

Trimble and Frank Gehry Announce Strategic Alliance to Transform the Way the Construction Industry Works

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Frank Gehry announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate to transform the construction industry by further connecting the office to on-site construction technologies. As part of the alliance, Trimble…

CW Solutions Announces Upgraded, Improved, More Powerful GIS Capabilities

September 8, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

CW Solutions, a national real estate services firm specializing in right-of-way, title research, and site acquisition, announced an upgrade to the company’s in-house geographic information systems technologies. The newly enhanced systems will allow the company…

Contech Engineered Solutions Acquires Assets of Filterra Bioretention Systems

September 8, 2014 - in Corporate, Stormwater, Water

West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today that it has acquired the assets of Filterra Bioretention Systems from Americast, Inc. The purchase includes the Filterra product line and all related intellectual property. The Filterra system…

Michigan DOT to Deploy Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication Technology in Detroit

September 8, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is partnering with General Motors, Ford Motor Co., and a University of Michigan (U-M) consortium to deploy vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication technology-enabled corridors on more than 120 miles of…