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New Report Identifies Tech as Infrastructure’s Tipping Point

August 31, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

WASHINGTON—The innovative power of 3D printing, commercial drones, self-driving vehicles, electricity storage, and the Internet of Things are pushing the North American infrastructure market toward a tipping point, according to the latest study by the nation’s…

Dan Doctoroff and Google Announce Sidewalk Labs

June 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Smart Cities

NEW YORK – Dan Doctoroff, the former CEO of Bloomberg LP and Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York, and Google…

Purdue Polytechnic High School to Provide STEM Pipeline

June 19, 2015 - in Corporate

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School, an educational experience designed to provide a bridge for inner-city students and…

Change Leader: Standardization Shakes Up Steel Multi-Unit Construction

April 5, 2015 - in Profile

John Vanker is founder and CEO of Prescient, a design technology and automated manufacturing company that takes a new approach to model-based design and construction, primarily for the multi-unit housing industry. He founded his first development company in…

Arizona to Add Virtual Inspection Stations to Keep Goods Moving

March 5, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

March 5, 2015—The Enforcement and Compliance Division of the Arizona Department of Transportation is more visibly known for its Enforcement Services, the unit that helps to ensure that commercial vehicles adhere to federal and state regulations. One of the…

Report: Rapid Growth in Smart Cities Market and Why Cities Can’t Avoid It

December 10, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

The worldwide smart cities market hasn’t quite reached $1 trillion yet, but a new research report forecasts that another major milestone won’t be far behind. Frost & Sullivan predicts the global market will be worth $1.56 trillion by 2020. That’s…

Three Ideas That Are Likely to Change the Way DOTs Work

It has been 100 years since the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, or AASHTO, was conceived by visionary leaders. In this significant anniversary year, we acknowledge innovations and achievements that have changed the way transportation…

Missouri S&T to Host Transportation Infrastructure Conference

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the third annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference on Friday, Oct. 3, at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. The program will feature recent findings in advanced construction materials,…

NIST ‘Global City Teams Challenge’ to Create Smart Cities

August 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners today are kicking off the year-long Global City Teams Challenge to help communities around the world work together to address issues ranging from…

TxDOT Plans to Research Futuristic Tech

August 1, 2014 - in Transportation

In a presentation Thursday to the Texas Transportation Commission, TxDOT Deputy Executive Director John Barton said the agency plans to begin working with universities around the state to explore and test “emerging transportation technologies.” He said…