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NYIT and PKU Host World Experts at “Sustainable Megacities” Conference in Beijing

October 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

BEIJING, Oct. 20, 2015—Experts from China and the United States met in Beijing today and reiterated the need for a systems-based, coordinated response to the world’s critical food, energy, and water (FEW) challenges. Engineers, urban planners, and policymakers…

Esri Publishes Science and Citizen-Driven Land-Use Planning Book

October 13, 2015 - in Modeling, Products

Redlands, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015—The number of people living in the United States is expected to swell from 321 million today to just over 400 million…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx, Mayor Murray Host Town-hall Style Forum on Future of Transportation

October 8, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

SEATTLE, Wash. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today hosted the sixth of 11 nationwide regional forums on the…

Pearl Street Mall in Boulder Colorado Named One of 15 Great Places in America by the American Planning Association

October 1, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

Washington, DC — The American Planning Association (APA) today named Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colorado as one of six Great Public Spaces on the organization’s annual Great Places in America list. As part of National Community Planning Month, APA’s…

Maritime Administrator Jaenichen, Vice Mayor Lowenthal Host Town-hall style Forum on Beyond Traffic Framework

September 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

LONG BEACH, Calif. – U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen and Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal today hosted the third of 11 nationwide regional forums on the Beyond Traffic draft framework at Long Beach Convention Center. The Beyond…

Gafcon Launches Transportation Division

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22, 2015—Gafcon, an award-winning program and construction management firm that provides  value added management services for a diverse  range of projects, announced today the launch of its services into the transportation sector. Spearheaded…

U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Mendez, Mayor Johnson Kick Off Nation-Wide Beyond Traffic Megaregion Forums

September 21, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Planning, Transportation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today hosted the first of 11 nationwide regional forums on the Beyond Traffic draft framework at California State University, Sacramento. The town…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $19.5 Million to Improve Transit Access in Selected Communities Around the Country

September 15, 2015 - in Planning, Projects, Transit

TACOMA, Wash.—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that 21 organizations around the country will receive a share of $19.5 million in grants to support comprehensive planning projects that improve…

White House Announces Envision Charlotte to Host Launch of National Envision America Initiative in January, 2016

September 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

Charlotte, NC – The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has tapped Envision Charlotte as the model for a national smart cities initiative named Envision America that will launch in the Queen City in January, 2016. Envision Charlotte also…

Report Details the Cost of Infrastructure Project Delays Across the Nation

September 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

New York, NY, Sept. 2, 2015—Delays in approving infrastructure projects cost the nation more than twice what it would cost to fix the infrastructure, according to a new report released today by Common Good, the nonpartisan government reform coalition. Those…