Infrastructure

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October 02, 2017

The very recent Equifax data breach was another ominous “wake-up call.” Americans were reminded once again that our data networks are very vulnerable.  More significant, though, is the fact that cyberattacks don’t just involve data breaches.

September 27, 2017

Smart city technologies such as self-driving cars, connected streetlights and sensor-laden trash cans are certainly all the rage in cities these days. But before these connected technologies can take hold and begin delivering benefits to cities big and small, local governments must put the back-... read more

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September 22, 2017

Local contractors throughout the U.S. like to be able to anticipate upcoming opportunities. Not all, however, know how to uncover that type of information. Our researchers analyze lots of public documents so identifying upcoming opportunities is common for them.

August 30, 2017

The National Institute for Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security announced the next phase of the "Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge," a partnership to bring together Smart City initiatives and DHS's security expertise and resources, at the Global City... read more

August 30, 2017 | Brian Ray, P.E.

Roadway and highway designers have been increasingly turning from dimensional-based, three-dimensional geometric design criteria to performance-based analysis approaches.

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August 29, 2017

Infrastructure is one of the most pressing issues in the U.S. at the moment, and one that has been long overlooked.

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August 23, 2017

Describing the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure as a “massive, self-inflicted wound on our country,” President Donald Trump last week signed an executive... read more

August 18, 2017

When it comes to the future of transportation in cities, change is increasingly being driven by technology. At the Resilient Cities Summit in Stowe, Vt., in July 2017, I interviewed Harriet Tregoning, the immediate past principal deputy assistant secretary of the Office of Community Planning and... read more

August 18, 2017

President nixes council after ending two other business groups Executives had started to quit after Virginia controversy President Donald Trump will not move forward with a planned Advisory Council on Infrastructure, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.

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August 09, 2017

Delays in the rollout of the Trump administration’s much-heralded $1 trillion infrastructure plan are proving costly for deteriorating U.S. roads, bridges, airports and transit systems. And the longer the delay, the more it will cost taxpayers.

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