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MapQuest Becomes First Nav App to Provide On-demand Roadside Assistance

November 12, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Transportation

Millions of people think a roadside assistance membership is a necessary annual expense. But what happens to your hard-earned money if you don’t need a tow?  With its national integration of Urgent.ly‘s on-demand roadside assistance, MapQuest becomes…

Researchers Find East Coast Hurricanes Can Flood the Midwest

November 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater, Water

Located hundreds of miles inland from the nearest ocean, the Midwest is unaffected by North Atlantic hurricanes. Or is it? With the Nov. 30 end of the…

1Spatial Showcases Solutions At Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona

November 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Smart Cities

Cambridge, Nov. 12, 2014—1Spatial plc, global specialists in Spatial Big Data management, will be showcasing 1Spatial Management Suite and Elyx GIS…

Fifty-six Pennsylvania Projects Receive Federal Funds to Improve Transportation Alternatives

November 12, 2014 - in Construction, Financial, Transportation

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 11, 2014—Fifty-six projects to improve transportation alternatives are in line for $33 million in federal funds, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today. Transportation alternative projects enhance pedestrian and bicycle facilities,…

The TEV Project Unveils New Road Construction Animation

November 12, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Transit, Transportation

The TEV Project, an open-source transport infrastructure solution designed to meet the global transportation needs of the 21st century, has unveiled a detailed animation to demonstrate the simplicity of the new infrastructure for electric vehicles that could…

Velodyne Meets the Millennials: Sharing the Road – and a Potential Career – with Driverless Cars

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014—Imagine not having to drive to work. Not because it’s not necessary to get there, or because the subway line is less than a block away. When it’s time to get behind the wheel, the car will take over. That less-than-completely-fanciful…

Innovyze Introduces InfoNet Suite Edition, Enabling Expansion of Asset Performance Management to the Entire Enterprise

November 11, 2014 - in Modeling, Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Nov. 11, 2014 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today introduced its new InfoNet Suite for developing an effective Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) program.…

LiDAR Used to Measure for Dredging Along Texas Coast

November 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Projects, Surveying/Mapping, Water

GALVESTON, Tx.,  Nov. 10, 2014—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will begin implementing mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey data technology along the Texas coast in November to survey dredging placement areas, assist with…

Nebraska Adds New Features for Traveler Information

November 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Transportation

The Nebraska Department of Roads’ 511 Advanced Traveler Information System has been updated to provide a more current and enhanced product for the public with new features that will assist commuters, truckers, and travelers along Nebraska’s highway system.…

Longmont, Colorado, Is Live with Accela Civic Platform to Modernize Operations across City

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014—Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, today announced the City of Longmont, Colorado, is now live with Land Management and Licensing and Case Management solutions on the Accela Civic…