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Dementor Commutes: Bad Traffic Wrecking America’s Mental Health

April 8, 2013 - in Transportation

Does your commute drive you crazy? Maybe more than you think. A new study says that daily stress—like being stuck in traffic—can lead to mental disorders years down the road. We’ve all been there. Patience exhausted but helpless to do anything about…

Race for Driverless Cars is in Full Throttle

April 7, 2013 - in Transportation

To call Tim Sylvester a road builder misses the point. The streets he intends to build are embedded with electronic sensors that may keep cars of the…

PITT OHIO Adopts Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics

April 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Esri announces that PITT OHIO, a transportation solutions provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has licensed Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation…

PITT OHIO Adopts Esri’s ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics

April 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Esri announces that PITT OHIO, a transportation solutions provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has licensed Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics. The solution is powered by the ArcGIS platform and helps staff use fleet location information…

Downtown Vegas Rethinks Urban Transportation with Zappos CEO Support

April 4, 2013 - in Transportation

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh has been spending hundreds of millions of dollars revitalizing downtown Las Vegas into a tech, startup and culture hub. And now the head of the online shoe retailer is ushering in an ambitious urban transportation project called Project…

Germany Surveys Roads at 100 km/h

April 3, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

Germany’s roads are worth 470 billion euros. Roads in fact account for over 60 percent of the capital assets of many municipalities. But there’s a risk that this value is deteriorating, as many roads now look back on 30 years of service and more. Weather…

Autodesk Unveils 2014 Software Products: Raised to the Power of the Cloud

This morning, Richard Humphrey, senior director, Industry Strategy with Autodesk walked press through the 2014 software product release for the building, infrastructure and natural resources industries. Humphries asserted that there is an inflection point…

The New Real Estate Location, Near Public Transportation

March 26, 2013 - in Transportation

A study released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and NAR reveals that during the last recession, residential property values performed 41 percent better on average if they were located near public transportation with high-frequency…

High-Resolution Imagery Aids Planning for Britain’s High-Speed Rail Network

March 22, 2013 - in Modeling, Planning, Rail, Transportation

As detailed planning gets under way for Britain’s new high speed rail network HS2 Ltd turned to Blom to survey the UK’s largest ever infrastructure project. With experience of working on prestigious projects, including the original Channel Tunnel Rail…

High-Resolution Imagery Aids Planning for Britain's High-Speed Rail Network

March 22, 2013 - in Modeling, Planning, Rail, Transportation

As detailed planning gets under way for Britain’s new high speed rail network HS2 Ltd turned to Blom to survey the UK’s largest ever infrastructure project. With experience of working on prestigious projects, including the original Channel Tunnel Rail…