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Study Finds Widespread Economic Benefits of Alaska Ferry System

February 5, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

JUNEAU, Alaska—The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities today released a report on the economic impacts of the Alaska Marine Highway System. The report, prepared by the Juneau-based McDowell Group, found that the state-run ferry system…

Mott MacDonald and GSI Make the Case for Building Climate Resilience

June 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

LONDON, June 3, 2015—Mott MacDonald and Anglia Ruskin University's Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) have published a report making clear that building…

Infrastructure Week: Siemens Study Links Intelligent Infrastructure Investment to Economic Development and Job Creation

May 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

WASHINGTON—Spending on energy-related, building equipment and sustainable transportation can stimulate regional economic activity and new business development,…

FEMA Updates the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2015—On January 30, the President issued an Executive Order 13690, “Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input.” Prior to implementation of the Federal…

New Research Center Focuses on Extending Pavement Life

January 19, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

With nearly 4 million miles of public roads crossing the United States and millions of dollars spent to maintain them, it’s imperative that researchers look for better ways to preserve these roadways. That work is being advanced at the Michigan State University…

Fixing the World's Infrastructure Problems

April 21, 2013 - in Maintenance

We all have a stake in the infrastructure surrounding us — the roads, buildings, power lines, and telephone networks that we rely on daily. How well they're built and operated is crucial to economic growth and is a key arbiter of an economy's competitiveness…