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London's Multi Billion Pound Development Gets Mapped

September 25, 2012 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Projects

Aerial photography from Bluesky has been used to create an interactive map illustrating the massive regeneration project that is transforming London’s South Bank. The project is set to metamorphose the Nine Elms district of London from a semi-derelict, light…

National Report Card Says Canada's Municipal Infrastructure is "At Risk"

September 12, 2012 - in Maintenance, Projects

Canada's municipal infrastructure is at risk, with more than half of municipal roads requiring significant repairs and one in four wastewater plants needing…

New Interactive Flood Map for Atlanta's Sweetwater Creek Combine Sensors with Outreach

August 22, 2012 - in Emergency, Projects

A powerful new flood preparedness tool that will help emergency managers protect lives and property in the flood-prone Sweetwater Creek area was unveiled…

Plans Come Together to Turn Washington's Union Station Into a Transmodal Hub

August 13, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

Amtrak recently released a master plan, developed with HOK and Parsons Brinckerhoff, to revitalize Washington Union Station. The plan envisions a vibrant intermodal center with increased capacity and renewed commercial activity. It was developed in collaboration…

Oracle's "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities" Report: Smart Grids Increase Utilities' Data Collection 180x

July 11, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

Today Oracle announced the results of the "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities: Plans and Preparedness for the Data Deluge" research report, which surveyed 151 North American senior-level executives at utilities with smart meter programs in place to gauge: Perceptions…

Creating Liveable Cities Relies on the Four C's

More than 100 governors, mayors and top leaders from 98 cities and regions discussed challenges and innovative solutions to build liveable cities and foster harmonious communities at the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum (WCSMF). At the forum which was themed…

New Research Helps Planners Address California's Air Quality and Urban Sprawl

June 8, 2012 - in Planning, Projects, Transportation

The Mineta Transportation Institute has released a peer-reviewed research report, An Economic and Life Cycle Analysis of Regional Land Use and Transportation Plans. This study is the third in a series that applies a new form of spatial economic model to examine…

Min Stad (My City) Gothenburg Provides a 3D Virtual City for Citizen's Debate

May 29, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Smart Cities

The City of Gothenburg and the City Planning Office is developing a new arena for the citizens of Gothenburg for communication and debate concerning city development; Min Stad (My City). The web portal contains a photorealistic 3D city model where users can…