Infrastructure

March 20, 2017

Sacramento's active efforts to streamline installation of 5G networks was likely part of the reason Verizon choose the city for its pilot.

March 14, 2017

A $200 billion investment in the nation's public transportation infrastructure, over a 10-year period, could create and sustain 10 million jobs across America, according to a new analysis by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). In addition, it could provide sustained economic... read more

March 14, 2017

The smartest cities are those that build resilience into their design and structure. Devex spoke to two engineers to find out how digital technology tools can help. The global population is projected to reach 10 billion by 2060 and the majority will live in cities, according to the United... read more

March 10, 2017

America's infrastructure has suffered from sustained, chronic underinvestment for more than 30 years. We are only now beginning to realize how much this has cost the economy, particularly in jobs.

March 10, 2017

The report card is in, and U.S. infrastructure is almost flunking. The American Society of Civil Engineers on Thursday assigned a grade of "D+" to the quality of U.S. roads, bridges and other infrastructure in a closely-watched assessment that the group publishes every four years.

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March 03, 2017

There’s lots of news about major cities launching public-private partnerships (P3s) to rebuild, upgrade and improve urban assets. The P3s have become attractive because of a lack of public funding and an abundance of private-sector capital just waiting to be tapped.

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March 02, 2017

The United States’ infrastructure is in need, and public-private partnerships are shaping up to be the solution.

March 02, 2017

Meeting of 15 agencies is initial step in developing proposals No decisions have been made on funding or financing options President Donald Trump's administration will convene a meeting of at least 15 federal agencies Thursday as a first government-wide step toward crafting the president's $1... read more

February 27, 2017

Trump has pledged to spend $1 trillion on U.S. infrastructure Administration wants to tap private sector funds for projects The White House is working on plans for improving U.S. transportation and other key structures, but agreeing on how to pay for expensive new projects won't be easy,... read more

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February 15, 2017

Even as cities are taking a more proactive approach to data, certain fields of infrastructure remain siloed and unanalyzed.  Assets beneath the ground are one such blind spot.

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