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City of San Diego Selects Accela Civic Platform for $11M Civic Tech Initiative

December 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 17, 2015—Accela, the leading provider of productivity and civic engagement solutions for government, today announced the City of San Diego has selected the Accela Civic Platform to update and streamline the City's business processes,…

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…

LA2050 Announces $100,000 Awards to 10 Winners of the My LA2050 Grants Challenge

December 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8, 2015—LA2050 announced the ten winners of the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, a $1 million competition seeking creative and innovative…

NDDOT finalizes 2016-2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

November 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) 2016-2019 Final Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is now available. The STIP is a four-year program of transportation improvements to be funded with federal highway and transit monies.…

Into the Future with Robotaxi

November 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

Stefan Trommer knows what kind of person is more likely to drive an electric car, and he is also familiar with the reasons why many people are reluctant to switch to electric mobility. He found this out – together with colleagues – during Germany's largest…

Change Leader Interview: Strong Towns Takes a Practical Approach to Infrastructure Planning, Design and Maintenance

November 21, 2015 - in Interview

Strong Towns has become a movement based on helping cities that struggle with solvency to take charge of their community and infrastructure for incremental improvement and lasting resilience. Charles Marohn, the founder of Strong Towns, is a licensed professional…

Change Leader: Advocating for a Bottom-Line Focus on Infrastructure

November 21, 2015 - in Profile

Charles Marohn, the founder of Strong Towns, is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. After obtaining his engineering degree, Marohn enjoyed the work but quickly became frustrated by how…

Oregon Preparing for Export: Assessing the Seismic Challenges of a Liquified Natural Gas Plant

November 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

In the international port of Coos Bay, Ore., construction will begin in late 2016 on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal that will be the largest private construction project in the state’s history. The bay is separated from the ocean by a tongue…

Los Angeles County Expands Agreement with Tyler Technologies for EnerGov Platform

November 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning

PLANO, Texas—Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today reported that Los Angeles County, California, has expanded its agreement for Tyler’s EnerGov planning, regulatory and maintenance solution. Los Angeles County selected EnerGov in 2014 for the county’s…

RIDOT Releases 10-Year Transportation Plan

October 26, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Roads

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)  released a 10-year transportation vision for the state of Rhode Island. This follows a vote last night by the State Planning Council's Transportation Advisory Committee to transmit RIDOT's 10-year plan,…