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Rutgers Study Estimates Cost to Build and Maintain NJDOT Roads

May 20, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

Trenton—New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the release of a new study conducted by Rutgers University’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center that determined the average cost to plan, construct, operate, and maintain…

China Overtakes US as Global Leader in Built Asset Wealth

October 20, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate

Highlands Ranch, Colo., Oct. 19, 2015—China has overtaken the US as the world’s wealthiest country measured by the value of its built environment…

Bureau of Reclamation Provides $1.5 Million for River Basin Studies about How to Meet Future Water Demands

July 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Supply

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2015—Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan López announced today that Reclamation will use $1.5 million to partner with water…

Bluesky National Tree Map Supports Research into Sewer Damage

June 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

Leicestershire, UK, 10 June 2015 - An aerial map of trees is helping scientists to understand the damage caused to underground drains and sewers by tree roots. Using the Bluesky UK National Tree Map, which details the location, height and canopy cover of…

NOAA Study Finds Marshes, Reefs, Beaches Can Enhance Coastal Resilience

April 29, 2015—The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs, and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living…

Is It Time to Move Past Urban Studies and Toward Urbanization Science?

March 19, 2013 - in Smart Cities

William Solecki compares the current study of cities to natural history in the 19th century. Back then most natural scientists were content to explore and document the extent of biological and behavioral differences in the world. Only recently has science…