Infrastructure

June 19, 2017

Artificial intelligence is driving the autonomous car. Coupled with robust computers, automobiles of the future will be more powerful than any other device we own. But they'll only be as powerful as their surrounding allows. If your vehicle doesn't know about a traffic jam along its route, like... read more

June 13, 2017

Verizon, alongside Mayor Darrell Steinberg and the City of Sacramento has announced a tentative agreement to create a public-private partnership designed to bring smart city infrastructure and services to the city.

June 05, 2017

Smart cities must be sustainable in order to survive. Sustainability is a key component of a truly smart city. If you add connectivity to a city without any connection to sustainability issues, you haven't really created a smart city. To be truly innovative, a city needs to consider elements... read more

June 05, 2017

President Donald Trump will hit the road next week to ramp up his long-promised plan to overhaul the nation's aging airports, roads and railways, a push that could energize his supporters and distract from political intrigue in Washington.

The infrastructure push - which will include a... read more

June 01, 2017

The Trump administration's proposed federal budget calls for spending $200 billion over 10 years to "incentivize" infrastructure investment by state and local governments. One key to the strategy is reportedly "asset recycling" -- selling or leasing infrastructure assets to the private sector... read more

Image by Steven Lilley on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
May 30, 2017

A bank located in the Northeast has drawn the attention of state officials nationwide. The three-year-old bank, however, is not your typical loans, checking account and cash services bank.

Image by Payton Chung on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
May 25, 2017

Water & Wastes Digest and Roads & Bridges will present a live conference on June 28 in Arlington, VA, as a continuation of their cooperative “Think Diversity”... read more

May 24, 2017

A recent report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) found that a drastic decline in ridership has been taking place on major public transit systems in cities nationwide, with the exception of only a few - namely, New York and Boston. These cities have managed to buck the... read more

May 24, 2017

In the face of failing or outdated infrastructure, public-private partnerships offer a glimpse of hope. These agreements have become increasingly touted as the solution for the country’s public financing woes.

May 24, 2017

The Trump administration wants to allow states to expand the use of tolling on interstate highways while sharply cutting grants for transit projects and raising airline passenger security fees, according to the White House budget released on Tuesday. The overall budget proposal is $76 billion,... read more

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