Case Western Reserve University's student team received 2017 ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the EPA’s P3 National Sustainable Design Expo. PHOTO: Alex Rosenheim
August 14, 2017

ASCE recognized the innovative humanitarian work of a Case Western Reserve University student team with the 2017 ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the EPA’s P3 National Sustainable Design Expo. The P3 “People, Prosperity, and the…Read More >>

ASCE's Younger Members are the future leaders of the push for sustainable infrastructure. PHOTO: Jaffer Almosawy
August 11, 2017

Elizabeth Ruedas, P.E., QISP, ENV SP, M.ASCE, is a project engineer for CNC Engineering in the City of Industry, CA, and the program chair for ASCE’s Committee on Younger Members. She will be moderating two…Read More >>

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August 11, 2017

The picture is starting to come into focus. The ASCE Board of Direction spent a good portion of its quarterly meeting, July 28-29 in Baltimore, honing its strategic plan, a process that began in January…Read More >>

The Orange Line in Los Angeles was ahead of its time in terms of sustainability features. PHOTO: Cris Liban
August 11, 2017

The challenge of building a system of sustainable infrastructure is a dense one, a diverse blend of considerations and stakeholders. ASCE Fellow Cris Liban, D.Env., P.E., ENV SP, the Los Angeles Metro’s executive officer for…Read More >>

Ryan Condol takes to the white board for a session during the 2017 Younger Member Leadership Symposium. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
August 10, 2017

Set a bunch of ASCE’s best and brightest younger members loose on the National Mall in Washington, DC, and what are they going to do? Form a human pyramid. Of course. They are civil engineers,…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
August 10, 2017

At its very foundation, ASCE is an association of people coming together for the common purpose of advancing the civil engineer and the civil engineering profession. In doing so, ASCE’s diverse membership enables and protects…Read More >>

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October 23, 2017

This month marks the 24th anniversary of the federal gas tax’s outdated 18.4-cent rate enacted on October 1st, 1993.  First established in 1932, the gas tax goes toward the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) – the federal fund that pays for bridges, roads, and transit. The federal gas tax rate has been raised numerous times since...

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October 12, 2017

Take a moment to think about your daily routine. Upon waking up, you head to the bathroom, and brush your teeth as you turn on the shower.  You put on a pot of coffee, and boil water to make breakfast. Later in the day you go to the gym, and after running you head to...

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September 28, 2017

The Jetsons’ world of driverless cars may someday be a reality and the technology industry is laser-focused on getting us there sooner rather than later. As private industry innovates, decision-makers in Washington are grappling with how best to regulate the autonomous vehicle (AV) landscape while retaining an emphasis on both safety and innovation. To spur...

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September 27, 2017

Within the past month, major hurricanes hit Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico, two earthquakes only days apart, led to the loss of over 100 lives and the destruction of massive amounts of infrastructure in Mexico, and hundreds of thousands of acres of land have burned in the Pacific Northwest from wildfires. These events coincided with...

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