In The Know 03-29-2019
The A/E/C industry is ever-changing because of technology, improved processes, strategies, project delivery methods, the workforce and much more. And we love content that is educational, thought-provoking and inspiring.
So we thought we’d share. Here are five articles that caught our eye this week to help keep you in the know.
Planners will play an important role in the emergence of smart cities. As the American Planning Association reports in its March issue of Planning magazine, “The smart city industry rests on a foundation of mass-scale data collection.” Planners have an opportunity to collaborate with policy makers and engage the public to help properly frame the launch of smart city projects.
Stanford University researchers say they have incorporated data from past driving experiences to enhance their existing autonomous control system and ultimately help driverless cars perform more safely in extreme and unknown circumstances. The researchers aim to develop vehicles that “have seen thousands of times more interactions than we have.”
Speaking of cars, a new paper posted by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that millennials are continuing to become car owners at a steady rate and rack up miles behind the wheel, similar to previous generations.
Did you know that more than 13 million households in the United States benefit from their own private water well? That’s one of the intriguing statistics the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) has put together about groundwater and its importance to the environment.
UPS this week began operation of the first regularly scheduled, commercial drone-delivery program in the United States. It’s a short flight, but UPS is using drones to deliver blood and other medical samples between a hospital and lab facility in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Happy #EarthDay! Visit us at booth #3649 at @earthxorg #Earthx2019 this week at #FairPark in #Dallas! Learn more:… https://t.co/hVORcQHBkT
IN THE KNOW: #Drone captures Notre Dame fire aftermath / Sports stadiums anchoring mixed-use developments / 15 year… https://t.co/jHaan0dyi9
Project Portfolio: Transportation engineer Melanie Cleavelin describes the complexity of FM 2499 Section 5, a large… https://t.co/uHnpjtAnKE
Oklahoma Excavation Safety Expo
April 16 – 19, 2019
Speaker: Rusty Steel
Visit booth No. 20!
Texas ASLA State Conference
April 24 – 26, 2019
April 25 – 28, 2019
TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair Conference
May 14 – 15, 2019
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ASFPM Annual Conference
May 19 – 24, 2019
APWAOK/OWEA Spring Tech Conference
May 20 – 22, 2019
TFMA Spring Conference
May 29 – 31, 2019