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Most Americans Still Driving, but New Census Data Reveal Shifts at the Metro Level

September 30, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Roads, Transportation

Driving to work has been a staple in the American commute for decades, but it appears the country’s love affair with cars is stalling in many places. After years of sustained growth, driving levels are flat-lining, while more young people are opting for…

Sixteen Public Works Professionals Selected for APWA Emerging Leaders Academy

September 30, 2014 - in Corporate

Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 29, 2014 — The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced that 16 public works professionals were selected for the APWA…

Market Report Available on the Global GIS Market in the Transportation Industry 2014-2018

September 30, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014—A GIS is a system or a set of tools used to interpret business and geospatial data. It integrates hardware, software,…

San Antonio River Authority Implements FloodWorks to Help Save Lives

September 30, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling, Stormwater, Water

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014—Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) and the San Antonio Emergency Operations Center…

Designing Infrastructure with Resilience from Disruptions and Disasters

September 30, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Projects

When infrastructure is resilient, it is able to bounce back after a disruption at an acceptable cost and speed. When resilient infrastructure is interdependent, cascading failures between infrastructure systems may be eased or possibly even avoided. This ideal…

AASHTO Awards Top Prizes In the Faces of Transportation Photo/Video Contest

September 30, 2014 - in Projects, Transportation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014— Two aesthetically intriguing photographs and two compelling videos won top prizes in the Faces of Transportation competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials. The photographs…

TomTom and Bosch SoftTec Team Up to Deliver Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

September 30, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 29, 2014—TomTom (TOM2) has today announced a partnership with Bosch to integrate its navigation technology and maps into Bosch’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). This partnership will enable Bosch to develop more advanced applications…

GIS Tool Quantifies the Consequences of Overflow in Cincinnati’s Sewer System

September 29, 2014 - in Maintenance, Modeling, Projects, Wastewater, Water

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati’s (MSDGC) Watershed Operations Division, with support from CH2M HILL, has been working to develop a Decision Support System tool to evaluate the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) impacts of an overflow at individual…

ASLA Announces 2014 Professional and Student Awards

September 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the winners of the 2014 Professional Awards and Student Awards today. The awards honor top public, commercial, residential, institutional, planning, communications and research projects from across…

Michael Baker International Acquires Two Optech Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper Systems

September 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

VAUGHAN, Ont., Canada, Sept. 26, 2014 — Optech and Michael Baker International are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement for the delivery of two new Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper™ Systems, the latest model of Optech’s industry-leading line…