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U.S. Driving Totals Eclipse Prior Record

May 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

WASHINGTON – New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving reached 746 billion miles in the first three months of 2016, beating the previous record of 720.1 billion…

History of Metal Contamination Recorded in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Soil

March 18, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Sacramento, Calif. – Scientists have traced the history of lead and mercury contamination in tidal wetlands of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, according…

USGS Crews Measure Record Flooding in Eastern Texas

March 16, 2016 - in Corporate, Stormwater

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring record flooding in parts of eastern Texas following intense rainfall. Rainfall amounts of 18 – 20 inches…

U.S. Driving Tops 3.1 Trillion Miles In 2015, New Federal Data Show

February 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON—New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving reached 3.148 trillion miles by the end of 2015, beating the previous record of 3.003 trillion miles in 2007.…

Record 10.8 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2014

March 9, 2015 - in News, Transit

March 9, 2015—Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014, which is the highest annual public transit ridership number in 58 years, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). “In…

Record 2014 for M&A Activity in U.S. Architecture/Engineering Industry

February 18, 2015 - in Financial

Houston, Texas, Feb. 9, 2015—Fueled by a resurgent economy that boosted firm profits, domestic merger & acquisition activity in the architecture and engineering (“A/E”) industry hit record levels in 2014, according to Morrissey Goodale LLC, a leading…