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Portland, Maine Water District Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence

March 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

BOSTON – The Portland Water District’s Industrial Pretreatment Program was recently selected by EPA for a “2015 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award.” The District’s pretreatment program’s staff in Portland, Maine is led by…

Portland’s Sellwood Bridge Opens

March 1, 2016 - in Bridges, Construction, Projects

PORTLAND, Ore. – Deputy Federal Highway Administrator David Kim joined U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Oregon DOT Director Matt Garrett and other local…

Envirosight Opens Portland Marketing Office

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 12, 2015—Envirosight opened a new office in Portland on Sept. 15, 2015. The 1,200 square feet office space is located on Northeast…

Operator TriMet Relies on Rail Technology from Siemens for Newly Opened Light Rail Line

September 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

Today, TriMet’s new MAX Orange Line, a light rail project between Portland and Milwaukie (USA), was officially inaugurated. Siemens advanced rail technologies are now operating on the Orange line including its S70 light rail vehicles designed and manufactured…

ASLA Launches the Landscape Architect’s Guide to Portland

October 7, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 2014— Portland, Oregon, is more than a trendy place to visit—it has long been ahead of the curve on urban design and sustainability, thanks to smart leadership and a willingness to experiment and innovate. The Landscape Architect’s…

Portland Transit Defines Data Access

June 22, 2014 - in Transportation

Days before TriMet hosts its first open-source "data hackathon," nine new mobile tools to help rider riders navigate Oregon's largest public transit system have popped up in the agency's App Center. Even amid budget and ridership troubles in recent years,…

Transportation Director Calls Traffic ‘Public Health Threat’

April 23, 2014 - in Transportation

Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Leah Treat declared war on cars Tuesday, saying her top priority was providing more alternatives to automobiles for city residents. "We have a growing public health crisis in Portland — traffic," Treat said during…

Could Sensors Help Green Roofs Grow?

November 28, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

Just as wireless sensor networks increasingly are helping building owners and tenants keep track on energy efficiency and water conservation inside, they are also at the center of several new research projects that aims to build a better understanding of their…

Portland, ME Deploys GeoBlade Suite for Public Safety GIS

May 21, 2013 - in Corporate, Security

GIS capabilities for public safety agencies have advanced significantly over the last few years. The City of Portland, ME Police and Fire Departments have realized the need for GIS integration for their public safety operations.  Portland had recently deployed…

Cityworks Users Organize Portland Area Asset Management Day

April 11, 2013 - in Corporate

Proponent of smart asset management, the City of Beaverton, Oregon, recently organized and hosted Portland’s first Asset Management Day. A mix of practitioners and industry leaders from the greater Portland area gathered to discuss GIS-centric asset management…