Tag: Infrastructure

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What is the best way to integrate community needs and civil rights into an infrastructure project?

The recent reconsideration of a major interstate expansion project in Texas has reignited conversation around the ways civil rights and community needs intersect with infrastructure.

Pittsburgh draws inspiration for its “right-sized” airport

The indoor-outdoor design of the airport takes its cues from two distinct features of Pittsburgh: one cultural and one topographical.

What skills will transportation engineers need in the future?

Researchers at Ohio State collected views from a balanced panel of experts from academia, the private sector, and the public sector, in order to address three questions specific to transportation engineers in next 5-10 years.

Sacramento-area governments look to create regional trail network

To improve health and safety, provide economic benefits, and help increase transportation access, local governments in the Sacramento, California, region are planning to create a regional trail network.

How the interstate highway system connected — and in some cases segregated — America

Can infrastructure affect social equity? The history of the interstate highway system indicates yes.

Policy Briefing: Equity, environmental justice emerge as key goals of Biden infrastructure plan

The Biden administration wants to use infrastructure to improve racial equity and environmental justice while redressing harms associated with past projects.

New coalition calls on Congress to promote digital technologies in infrastructure

A new industry coalition is promoting greater use of digital technologies that improve the processes of planning, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining U.S. infrastructure.

Engineers help prepare for hurricane season

To protect people and infrastructure from hurricanes, engineers' efforts range from sea walls to sewer systems, with an emphasis on sustainability.

Clearwater, Florida, park will link downtown to waterfront

A 24-acre public park in Clearwater, Florida, will provide multiple recreational facilities while better connecting the city’s downtown to its urban waterfront along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

Denver Water reaches key milestone on North System Renewal Project

As part of its $600 million North System Renewal Project, Denver Water is constructing the new 75 mgd Northwater Treatment Plant and installing a new 8.5 mi long finished water pipeline.