The Emerging Engineer

February 17, 2015

I don’t particularly like asking for help. Unfortunately the career development buzzwords – knowledge sharing, collaboration, networking and mentorship – require one to overcome the difficult barrier that is admitting a shortcoming and seeking help….Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

Casey Dinges interviews Harriet Tregoning (HUD), Joel Beauvais (EPA) and Carlos Monje (DOT), members of the interagency Partnership for Sustainable  Communities
February 13, 2015

Looking 50 years into the future, what will sustainable infrastructure look like?  “It looks different in a number of important ways. It does a lot for its communities,” explained Harriet Tregoning, director of economic resilience…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 13, 2015

Sign up to get our infrastructure news and show some love to America’s infrastructure this Valentines Day! Since we launched our Infrastructure Friends network with the release of ASCE’s 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure …Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 13, 2015

It is not a news flash that America’s infrastructure needs serious attention and investment. In light of increased attention to our nation’s surface transportation needs, many states are proposing increasing the gas tax to fund…Read More >>

ASCE News

Representative, Robert C. Krebs, testifies before the Vermont Board of Professional Engineering. Photo Credit: Mark W. Killgore
February 12, 2015

Five ASCE members, including Vermont Section President Bernard T. Gagnon, P.E., M.ASCE, testified in support of increased education requirements for the licensed civil engineer of the future during an informational hearing held February 5 by…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 12, 2015

Dubbed the “oldest bottleneck in U.S. history” by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Colton Crossing which was built in 1883 is an “at grade” rail-to-rail intersection situated in Colton, California, hosting an average of 125 crossings daily, making it one of the nation’s busiest and most congested railroad crossings in the U.S.

Save America's Infrastructure

February 11, 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Commerce Transportation subcommittee held a hearing on the role of U.S. ports, titled “Keeping Goods Moving.” Recently, the west coast ports have experienced major backups. These delays and their economic…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 9, 2015

As Congress continues the debate on the best way to #FixTheTrustFund and modernize America’s roads, bridges, and transit, USDOT Sec. Foxx and Transportation & Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster are heading to Twitter for a bipartisan…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 6, 2015

Between the USDOT’s 30-year transportation funding plan, Obama’s 2016 budget featuring the GROW AMERICA act and testimonies of transit needs in the media, our nation’s beleaguered infrastructure is getting some much-needed attention. One blaring example…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 5, 2015

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 67 new members and 12 foreign members, bringing the total U.S. membership to 2,263 and the number of foreign members to 221. Election to the National Academy…Read More >>