In the Know: Week of June 10-14

In The Know 06-14-2019

Topics: Curb chaos has planners’ attention / How will infrastructure change in the future? / NASA examines water patterns / Bioswales and their benefits / Revisiting the “dry” American Falls ...

In the Know: Week of June 3-7

In The Know 06-07-2019

Topics: U.S. cities are investing heavily in parks / Scientists played a large role in D-Day invasion / Grants awarded to benefit airport infrastructure / Graphic novel aims to engage young people in planning / Alternative delivery methods continue to grow ...

In the Know: Week of May 27-31

In The Know 05-31-2019

Topics: Bike facilities keep cyclists safer, study says / “Normal” hurricane season predicted / What exactly does “location intelligence” mean? / Shrinking cities deal with high water age / USGBC rating system combines resilience and sustainability ...

In the Know: Week of May 20-24

In The Know 05-24-2019

Topics: Architect gives life to unbuilt Frank Lloyd Wright designs / Autonomous vehicles that can “reason” / U.S. Postal Service tests fleet of self-driving trucks / What makes a vibrant city? / Early observances of Memorial Day ...

In the Know: Week of May 13-17

In The Know 05-17-2019

Topics: A look at architect I.M. Pei’s notable works / Planners adapt to changing technology / First 3D-printed community to break ground / Celebrating Bike to Work Day / Benefits of drones at the construction site ...

In the Know: Week of May 6-10

In The Know 05-10-2019

Topics: Traffic control systems studied for cyberattacks / Transcontinental Railroad turns 150 years old / Ranking the best cities for bike riding / Volcano early warning system implemented / National Mine Reclamation Award given in Texas ...

In the Know: Week of April 29-May 3

In The Know 05-03-2019

Topics: Building information modeling increases in transportation sector / Guidance coming for performance-based wind design / What are the greenest cities in Texas? / Meteorologists fearful of 5G networks / U.S. unemployment rate lowest in nearly 50 years ...

In the Know: Week of April 22-26

In The Know 04-26-2019

Topics: See what our national parks look like from space / Cities aim to reconnect kids with the outdoors / Houston tower will be one of most sustainable U.S. office buildings / AIA recognizes facilities for social, economic and ecological value / Man’s journey to the moon was a measured endeavor ...

In the Know: Week of April 15-19

In The Know 04-19-2019

Topics: Drone captures Notre Dame Cathedral fire aftermath … and how 3D laser scans may help reconstruction / Sports stadiums anchoring mixed-use developments / Fifteen years of earthquakes in one animation video / Water features a big part of commercial developments / D-FW Metroplex shows largest growth ...

In the Know: Week of April 8-12

In The Know 04-12-2019

Topics: Oklahoma City plans to be a destination city / Settlement on the moon? Here is a vision / Designs take advantage of Instagrammable moments / Study outlines how our neighborhoods have changed / 3D scanning in geospatial world continues to grow. ...

In the Know: Week of April 1-5

In The Know 04-05-2019

Topics: Spring has sprung … and so have potholes (bonus: video of a pothole-repairing drone!) / Common deicer may be causing more damage / New Texas MLB stadium one year away / Planning for wildfires is a growing challenge / Science behind atmospheric rivers. ...

In the Know: Week of March 25-29

In The Know 03-29-2019

Topics: A planner’s role in smart city development / Researchers prepare driverless cars for the unknown / Millennials are still purchasing cars / Groundwater by the numbers / Commercial drone delivery service takes flight. ...

In the Know: Week of March 18-22

In The Know 03-22-2019

Topics: Simulation integrates humans and autonomous cars / Texas Senate embraces resilience / Local park grants issued / Drones aren’t everywhere … yet / You’re invited to take a power nap. ...

In the Know: Week of March 11-15

In The Know 03-15-2019

Topics: Hi-tech transportation council / Pollutants out to sea / “Crime-fighting” parks / Water usage in the U.S. / Place and environment through basketball. ...

In the Know: Week of March 4-8

In The Know 03-08-2019

Topics: Female trailblazers in engineering such as Edith Clarke / National Proofreading Day / Blue-green infrastructure / Transportation funding movement in the U.S. / Texas high-speed rail. ...

In the Know: Week of Feb. 25-March 1

In The Know 03-01-2019

Topics: Autonomous solutions for the trucking industry / Apartment construction forecast / Utilizing drones for construction safety / Hottest markets for medical office building development / Groynes (not groins) and their purpose. ...

In the Know: Week of Feb. 18-22

In The Know 02-22-2019

Topics: New Orleans’ flood defense system / Three African-American inventors you need to meet / Smart technology in commercial buildings / Highway funding alternatives testing / Countries with most pavement per person. ...

In the Know: Week of Feb. 11-15

In The Know 02-15-2019

Topics: LEED building in Texas / Roadway construction in the sea / Collin County (Texas) development / Mineral survey location monuments / Power generation at the Hoover Dam. ...

In the Know: Week of Feb. 4-8

In The Know 02-08-2019

Topics: Elevator safety during floods / Earthquake-detecting sensors / Soldiers outfitted with drones / Gondola rides to the ballpark / Emergency road repair funding. ...

In the Know: Week of Jan. 28-Feb. 1

In The Know 02-01-2019

Topics: World’s tallest buildings / Driverless vehicle liability legislation / Warehouse construction forecast in DFW / Self-healing metal coating strategy / VR theme parks in malls. ...

In the Know: Week of Jan. 21-25

In The Know 01-24-2019

Topics: Vision for Houston Spaceport / Technology in urban park development / Best and worst places to drive / LiDAR being used to measure snowpack / 3D printing concrete evolves. ...

In the Know: Week of Jan. 14-18

In The Know 01-18-2019

Topics: Winter water headaches / Road maintenance and our environment / DFW Metroplex commercial real estate / Importance of designing and building to code / Mixed reality being used in construction. ...


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Texas Water Conservation Association Mid-Year Conference
Galveston, Texas
June 19 – 21, 2019

Texas Association of Counties Legislative Conference
Austin, Texas
Sept. 3 – 5, 2019

Texas Municipal League Conference
San Antonio, Texas
Oct. 9 – 11, 2019