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The Federal Highway Administration Teams with Puerto Rico to Get Key Projects on Track

February 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

SAN JUAN, P.R. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau today joined Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla and Puerto Rico Secretary of Transportation and Public Works Miguel Torres Díaz for…

FTA Announces New National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Ladders of Opportunity

October 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

As a complement to the Administration’s ongoing Opportunities Agenda Program, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced this week that Smart…

Cuyahoga County’s New Clean Energy Finance Hub Expands Reach of Emerald Cities Collaborative’s Equity & Sustainability Mission

April 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015—Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) commends Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and its Department of Sustainability on the recent approval…

Industrial Exoskeleton Lightens a Worker’s Load

November 25, 2014 - in Construction, Products

For something as seemingly easy as holding your arms outstretched, imagine how much more difficult it would be if in your hands were a 30-pound sandblaster. Thirty pounds doesn’t sound like much, but consider that it is roughly the weight of an average toddler,…

Michigan Creates Mi Drive App to Assist Motorists

November 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Nov. 12, 2014—Just in time for winter and holiday driving, the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) popular Mi Drive traffic information website is now available as an app. Available free for iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets, the new…

EPA Invites Communities to Apply for Assistance to Build Resilience, Pursue Revitalization

October 24, 2014 - in Environment, Financial, Planning

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today invited communities to apply for technical assistance to implement smart growth development approaches. EPA is offering this technical assistance through the Building Blocks…

Connecticut Fire Department Gets Help from a Drone at a Quarry Fire

February 5, 2014 - in Emergency

The Branford (CT) Fire Department made use of a drone for the first time in the department's history during a fire at the J& J Blasting Company in Stony Creek Quarry last week. Firefighters called an evacuation based on the drones finding, causing the…