Anniversary Post: Geospatial Students’ Projects on Sustainability Practices

Anniversary Post: Geospatial Students’ Projects on Sustainability Practices, Infrastructure Asset Management, and Disasters Impacts. Continue reading Anniversary Post: Geospatial Students’ Projects on Sustainability Practices

Transportation Safety Research: Crashworthiness Analysis of Road Guardrail-Vehicle Using Computer Modeling and Simulation

Transportation Safety Research: Crashworthiness Analysis of Road Guardrail Using Computer Modeling and Simulation of Vehicle Impacts. Continue reading Transportation Safety Research: Crashworthiness Analysis of Road Guardrail-Vehicle Using Computer Modeling and Simulation

Sustainable Infrastructure Project Evaluation Using Life Cycle Economic Analysis: Guest Post 21

Evaluating Sustainability Practices, Products, Materials : video report by a journalism student at the University of Mississippi. Also, featured on Planet Forward web site. Continue reading Sustainable Infrastructure Project Evaluation Using Life Cycle Economic Analysis: Guest Post 21

Infrastructure Management: PEDD Pavement Evaluation Technology for Roads and Airports

PEDD Pavement Evaluation Software for Roads and Airports: Timely infrastructure maintenance management requires nondestructive evaluation (NDE) for structural integrity assessment. This is explained in the following video interview of Dr. Waheed Uddin for road pavement assets (video credit: Omar Uddin, UVision).

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Sumatra faces yet another risk: Major volcanic eruptions

The early April earthquake of magnitude 8.6 that shook Sumatra (Indonesia) was a grim reminder of the devastating earthquakes and tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people in 2004 and 2005. Now a new study shows that the residents of that region are at risk from yet another potentially deadly natural phenomenon -- major volcanic eruptions. This is a syndicated post, which originally appeared at ScienceDaily: Natural Disaster NewsView original post. May 16, 2012.

Sustainable Mass Transit in Cities: Reducing Congestion and Car Emissions in the World by Deploying Metros and Clean Buses

Sustainable Mass Transit in Cities: Reducing Congestion and Car Emissions in the World by Deploying Metros and Clean Buses and Improving Safety. Continue reading Sustainable Mass Transit in Cities: Reducing Congestion and Car Emissions in the World by Deploying Metros and Clean Buses

Scientists Debate Extreme Weather Events & GHG Emissions….Urban Planners and Transportation Engineers Must Implement Innovative Sustainable Transportation & Landuse Policies

Scientists Debate Extreme Weather Events and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions. However, Urban Planners and Transportation Engineers Must Implement Innovative Sustainable Transportation and Landuse Policies Solutions to Address the Mobility Needs in Cities: Cities provide good opportunity for jobs and better life for growing population. Cities are also major contributors to GHG and other harmful emissions which must be reduced to sustain quality of life for all. Continue reading Scientists Debate Extreme Weather Events & GHG Emissions….Urban Planners and Transportation Engineers Must Implement Innovative Sustainable Transportation & Landuse Policies

Heat-Island Effects on Energy, Vehicle Emission, and Sustainability Practices: Guest Post 20

Heat-Island Effects on Energy, Vehicle Emission, and Sustainability Practices in Urban and Rural Areas: video report by a journalism student at the University of Mississippi. Continue reading Heat-Island Effects on Energy, Vehicle Emission, and Sustainability Practices: Guest Post 20