ASCE News

June 25, 2014

There are presently over 100 definitions for the term “sustainable development.” And there are literally hundreds of sustainability rating tools worldwide, including the Institute of Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Envision tool, which allows civil engineers to rate…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 25, 2014

Today, civil engineers from across Pennsylvania released a new Report Card for Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure giving 16 grades for the state’s infrastructure.  Here’s how Pennsylvania’s infrastructure ranks from worst grades to best: Roads                                   D- Wastewater                       D-…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

June 24, 2014

The large stock of high rise buildings built during the 60s and 70s are nearing their planned retirement. Many would argue that these buildings have many good years ahead and that the notion of a…Read More >>

ASCE News

University of Nevada, Reno team members and canoe, Alluvium. Photo credit: University Nevada, Reno Concrete Canoe Team.
June 23, 2014

Like the prehistoric marine predator, ichthyosaur, the University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe and team were designed to take out the opposition. After 3 days of competition against 22 other teams, students from the University…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

CanoeLineup
June 20, 2014

The victor of the 2014 ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition will be decided this weekend in a no-holds-barred competition at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, culminating what has been a year-long quest for glory…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 20, 2014

The gas tax getting a raise was an idea everyone was talking about this week. From USA TODAY’s editorial urging lawmakers to set aside gimmicks in favor of sustainable funding solutions to a bipartisan proposal…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 19, 2014

Infrastructure has a direct impact on our lives every day—from the water we drink, to the schools our children attend and to the roads and rails we travel. Join us for one of ASCE’s release…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

June 18, 2014

To date, over 2,000 people have earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) credential through the online training and exam. Now, the Institute has developed a new in-person “ISI Trainer” program to…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 18, 2014

We saw some encouraging movement from the Hill today on transportation. Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) are floating a plan to increase the gas tax twice by increments of six cents, and…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 17, 2014

The following is a guest post from Whit Remer, new Senior Manager of Federal Government Relations for ASCE. President Obama last week signed a $12.3 billion water resources bill that will modernize critical water infrastructure…Read More >>