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Structural Engineers to Explore Engineering with Students

February 9, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

DuPage Area Engineer’s Week Committee has scheduled an Open House for Saturday, February 27, 2016  [10:30 A.M. –3:30 P.M.] at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus at 201 East Loop Road,  Wheaton.  This program includes…

Make Your Plans for National Infrastructure Week

April 30, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate

April 30, 2015—Infrastructure Week 2015 will be May 11 to 15 and feature 30+ events and workshops across the country from Alaska to New York  that…

ARTBA Launches Digital Media Campaign Urging Congress to Fix Highway Trust Fund

April 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the launch of a digital media campaign to amplify…

CalTrans Launches “Distraction Zone” Interactive Game to Teach Young Drivers

October 21, 2014 - in Products, Simulation, Transportation

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21,2014 – In an effort to fight distracted driving and raise public awareness during National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 19-25, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is joining with the Office of Traffic Safety…

National Engineers Week Foundation’s Annual Future City Competition

This year's Future City Competition essay question is "Feeding Future Cities," and students will be required to design an innovative way to provide food in metropolitan centers. Essay Overview Many thousands of years ago, humans learned to domesticate animals…

EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winners

April 2, 2014 - in Environment, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today is presenting the 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards honoring nine projects from across the United States and one individual for their work on clean air and climate initiatives. The award recognizes innovative…

ICMA and Esri Announce Plans for #LocalGov Technology Alliance in 2014

February 6, 2014 - in Announcement, Smart Cities

ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, and Esri, the premiere geo-spatial analytical software solution have teamed together for a second year of projects undertaken as part of the #LocalGov Technology Alliance. The Alliance seeks to engage…

Mapping Neighborhoods To Create Neighborhood Opportunities

July 7, 2012 - in Modeling

It’s a cliche of management that if you don’t measure something, you can’t manage it. But it’s true. And it applies as much to communities as it does to multinational corporations. A new project from Louisville is creating detailed maps of everything…

Smart City Technology versus EcoDensity Planning

June 25, 2012 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Vancouver’s EcoDensity Charter has been an important green city initiative emphasizing compact, mixed-use, and walkable communities, over high tech solutions. However, companies such as IBM, Siemens and CISCO are hard-pitching their smart cities solutions…