#InfrastructureWeek: Delivering higher-value infrastructure through P3s

According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the United States must invest a total of $3.3 trillion by 2025 to meet our nation’s infrastructure needs. The pipeline of projects is impressive, from road and bridge improvements and water-treatment plants, to a growing number of airport enhancements and the increasingly active higher-education sector. The quickest […]

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#InfrastructureWeek: Join us, and bring your ideas

It’s Infrastructure Week and innovation is in the spotlight. There are countless interpretations of the concept. Sure, it’s a fusion of creative problem-solving and strategic actions to improve our offerings. And, yes, it requires that we think long-term in our solutions, imagine answers that go beyond expectations, and collaborate to push boundaries. But at AECOM […]

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#InfrastructureWeek: Innovating today to improve how we get there tomorrow

We’re all going somewhere. How we get there could be radically different in the near future thanks to transformative trends in the transportation industry. Ride sharing, bike share and transportation network companies (TNCs) are increasing mobility choices, providing new ways to connect to transit, and enabling people to reduce the number of vehicles they own […]

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#InfrastructureWeek: An exciting (and critical) time for water infrastructure

Water infrastructure is vital to our lives and economies: Hundreds of billions of dollars are required to be invested in the United States’ water infrastructure in the coming decades to ensure safe, reliable supplies and systems that protect public health and the environment. Civil infrastructure serves as the backbone of the world’s human activity. Our […]

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Pollinate India: First steps in Kolkata

Hi! I’m Catherine (Cat) Ganley. I’ve had a longtime interest in social and development issues, and in 2010, I accepted a one-year volunteer placement with Engineers Without Borders based in Vietnam. I worked and traveled through much of Central and Northern Vietnam during that time and extended my placement an extra year, staying for two years […]

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Pollinate India: Arrival in Kolkata

The excitement hit me on the airport travelator – I’m going to India! There’s nothing quite like walking along a moving walkway to a soft mechanical hum in air-conditioned, sterile surrounds. Of course, the airport environment is the complete opposite of my first impressions of India – an assault of heat and car horns. We […]

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Drones, virtual/mixed reality and 3D printing are the future of construction

This post is part of a series on Linkedin. Image courtesy of Getty Images. In China, concrete houses are being produced by 3D printers. In the U.S., designers are using virtual reality with clients to experience the look and feel of a high-rise building even before the first shovel turns dirt. And in countries around […]

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