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The EPA Just Released a Report on Funding Options for Transit-oriented Development

February 4, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Communities have learned that the benefits of public transport can be enhanced when station-area planning makes it easier for people to walk or bike, provides affordable housing options, and offers businesses greater access to potential employees and customers…

Woopert Partners with Parsons on $1.5 Billion FAA Contract

February 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Woolpert, a national geospatial, design and infrastructure management firm, announced today it was named a key teammate on the Parsons Government Services…

HDR Commits to Sustainable Infrastructure Training

February 1, 2013 - in Corporate

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced today that HDR, Inc., a global employee-owned firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting,…

Nominations Sought for URISA's GIS Hall of Fame

February 1, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. URISA established the GIS Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. URISA Hall of Fame inductees…

Nominations Sought for URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame

February 1, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. URISA established the GIS Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. URISA Hall of Fame inductees…

FEMA Updates NYC Flood Maps as Recovery Funds Arrive

January 31, 2013 - in Financial, Uncategorized

The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided new flood maps for the New York City area this week, just as recovery money was. The reassessment of risk to neighborhoods updates the existing, 30-year-old maps, adding some 35,000 new homes and businesses…

Topcon and Autodesk Team to Connect Cloud Services

January 31, 2013 - in Corporate

Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc., (TPS) a global leader in precision positioning technology, has announced the first results of its collaboration with Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software: A direct link to AutoCAD WS…

Contex Adds Cloud Service to Access Scanned Images from Any Device

January 31, 2013 - in Corporate

Contex, the world's leading developer of wide format scanning and imaging solutions, today announces PageDrop, a cloud-based application to process wide format scans. The new solution is based on customer feedback from users that wanted a mobile solution for…

Bentley Releases Pointools Point Cloud Tools

January 30, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects

Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced the immediate availability of the Bentley Pointools V8i application and two new iWare apps: Bentley Pointools View for point-cloud data visualization and sharing and Bentley Pointools PODcreator for converting…

FME 2013 Continues Path of 3D Enablement

January 30, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects

With the constant release cycle of their Feature Manipulation Engine (FME), Safe Software continues to improve performance and address additional data formats with their data transformation toolset. The 2013 release marks their 24th, with a 3% speedup achieved…