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U.S. DOT Issues Guidance for States to ‘Repurpose’ Roughly $2 Billion in Unused Earmarks

March 8, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced that roughly $2 billion in previously unused earmarks can be put back to work to support infrastructure projects across the country, as described in new guidance from the Federal Highway…

Dewberry to Support Three FEMA HMTAP Task Orders

December 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Fairfax, Va., Dec. 11, 2015—Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, will proceed with three task orders under the Federal Emergency…

FHWA Move to Encourage Highway Design Flexibilities Kicks Off with Changes for Lower Speed Roads

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is proposing revisions to current program policies to encourage…

ULI Opens New Virginia District Council to Provide Guidance in Building Better Communities in the Commonwealth

September 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2015—The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a research and education organization dedicated to providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating thriving communities worldwide, has announced the formation of the ULI Virginia…

AECOM Releases Blue Book on Productivity Gains for the Construction Industry

September 25, 2014 - in Analysis, Construction, Corporate

The world is looking towards a new era of growth and a new economic and political context in which to deliver it. As global business and construction trends rebound, our industry needs to take an active role in how this new era will be formed. Enhancing productivity…

AASHTO and ASTM Partner for Transportation Portal

August 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

A vehicle moves along an interconnected transportation system. It’s the bridge over the local creek, a tunnel through the mountain, the road to the horizon. Underpinning this infrastructure is guidance from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation…

TomTom Integrates Indoor Mapping with Micello Partnership

TomTom (TOM2) has today announced a strategic partnership with worldwide indoor mapping leader, Micello Inc., extending its range of mapping products to include indoor venues. Integrating Micello's maps and venue content gives TomTom's business customers access…

USDA, EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading To Benefit Environment, Economy

December 3, 2013 - in Projects, Water

The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced an expanded partnership to support water quality trading and other market-based approaches that provide benefits to the environment and economy. “New…

NIST Revises Smart-Grid Guidance with Focus on Security

November 6, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is revising its smart-grid guidance to address technological and policy changes over the past three years that have made the grid more susceptible to vulnerabilities and threatened utility customers' privacy.…

Xerox “Smart Grid” Parking System Makes it Easier for Cities to Manage Transportation

May 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Municipalities now have a way to manage parking operations with a central management solution. Merge, a technology from Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is the first system to fully integrate and provide analytics on all aspects of metered and off-street programs. Merge…