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Survey Gives Clearer View of Risky Leaks From Gas Mains

March 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

BOSTON, March 28, 2016—Precise measurements of leaks from natural gas pipelines across metropolitan Boston have demonstrated that almost a sixth of the leaks qualified as potentially explosive, and that a handful of leaks emitted half of the total gas lost.…

U.S. Department of Transportation Helps Break Ground for Connect Historic Boston Project

BOSTON, Mass. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Under Secretary for Policy, Peter Rogoff, joined Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and other officials…

Boston University Receives National Science Foundation Funding to Develop “Smart City” Cloud Platform

January 23, 2015 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Boston—Boston University’s Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering today announced it has received funding…

Boston’s Leaky Pipes Release High Levels of Heat-Trapping Methane

January 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas

Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 22, 2015—Imagine if every time you filled your car with gas, a few gallons didn't make it into the tank and instead spilled onto the ground. That's essentially what happens every day with the aging system of underground pipes and…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $996 Million Grant Agreement to Expand Green Line Light Rail Service in Boston Area

January 6, 2015 - in Construction, Financial, Transit

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Jan. 5, 2015—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $996 million federal grant agreement to extend Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line light rail service from East Cambridge to Somerville…

PerkinElmer Launches Novel Real-Time Air Quality Sensor Network

June 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Environment, Sensors

PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI), a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the launch of Elm, an innovative air monitoring service providing local air quality analysis for individuals, smart cities and sustainable…

VideoSurveillance.com Launches Crowdsourced Security Camera Map In Boston

April 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Security

VideoSurveillance.com, a virtual security integrator, today announced the expansion of its CommunityCam initiative to Boston in time for the 2014 Boston Marathon. CommunityCam is a free, crowdsourced security camera map that creates consumer benefit in the…

Sanborn Expands 3-D Digital Maps with Four Major U.S. Cities

February 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Sanborn Map Company announces a key upgrade to its world-class 3-D geospatial product line with the addition of the Atlanta, Boston, Miami and Seattle metropolitan areas. Sanborn’s massive collection of highly accurate 3-D visualization digital data…

Report Helps Boston Property Owners Prepare for Sea Level Rise

February 5, 2013 - in Emergency, Planning

The Boston Harbor Association today released Preparing for the Rising Tide, a report detailing Boston's vulnerabilities to rising sea levels and describing how commercial property owners and public agencies can prepare for predictions of sea levels higher…

Boston Proves It’s A Sustainable City

September 24, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Boston published its first Climate Action Plan in 2007. The Action Plan, titled “Climate: Change,”outlined Boston’s current standings in sustainability by measures like CO2 emissions, green buildings, and renewable energy resources. The document also…