We Need Big, Bold Ideas to Transform Our Nation’s Infrastructure
Big and bold ideas are needed to transform infrastructure in the United States. ASCE’s Grand Challenge is a commitment to rethinking what’s possible in our profession....

Bipartisan Group of House Members Releases Recommendations for Boosting Infrastructure
Ahead of the anticipated release of an infrastructure plan by the Trump administration, a bipartisan group of House members issues its own recommendations for improving the nation’s infrastructure....

Driverless Cars May Have Another Benefit

For Tall, Slender Structures, Wind Matters

Preserved for the Future: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in the United States, has guarded the passage of ships along North Carolina’s Outer Banks for almost 150 years....

Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge, By Erica Wagner. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2017

Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity, By Sandra Postel. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2017

A Question of Ethics: Engineers Must Avoid All Types of Corruption
Engineers must avoid all types of corruption....

The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better, By Daniel Koretz. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017

The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate, By Bruce King. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2017

Infinite Suburbia, Edited by Alan M. Berger and Joel Kotkin with Celina Balderas Guzman. Hudson, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2017

Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places, By Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2017

Fast Forward: Taxis, Elevated
A new private vehicle transportation service is in the works that will fly passengers across cities at up to 200 mph using electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles....

The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution, By Daniel Raimi. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017

Higher Learning: University Tailors Master’s Program to Working Engineers
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Overland Park offers an all-course work master’s in civil engineering....

Index Assesses Urban Mobility of Major Cities Worldwide

Kutaisi Airport Plans Major Expansion

Composite Core-Wall System and Performance-Based Design Transform High-Rise Construction

Multiple Factors Led to Spillway Problems at Oroville Dam, Report Says

U.S. Green Building Council Adopts RELi Resilience Standard





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