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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
March 20, 2019

Report Finds that $232 Billion in Needed Public Transit Investment Would Yield $928 Billion in Economic Activity

A report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has identified at least $232 billion in critical public transportation investments. APTA estimates that making that investment over ten years would result in $928 billion in economic activity over a 20-year period.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
March 19, 2019

37 States Have Introduced 185 Bills in 2019 to Boost Transportation Funding

States continue to take the lead in transportation investment, with 37 states introducing 185 bills in the first two months of the year to boost transportation funding, according to a report by the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center. In 2018, 40 states considered 214 transportation measures, with 19 states passing 27 bills.

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Black & Veatch Collaborates to Produce Movie Promoting Experiential Learning

Industry News / Member Firms
March 19, 2019

Black & Veatch Collaborates to Produce Movie Promoting Experiential Learning

Black & Veatch, the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) and Overflow Companies have collaborated on a feature-length documentary touting the profession-based education model, in which high-school students fast forward their careers via outside mentors in their chosen fields.

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Massachusetts Tops Study of Nation's Most Innovative States

Engineering / Industry News
March 18, 2019

Massachusetts Tops Study of Nation's Most Innovative States

Massachusetts is the most innovative state in the country, according to a new study by WalletHub.

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ACEC/Nebraska Member Firms Pitch In To Help Combat Record Floodwaters

ACEC News / Member Firms / Member Organizations
March 18, 2019

ACEC/Nebraska Member Firms Pitch In To Help Combat Record Floodwaters

With Omaha Public Works employees filling sandbags around the clock this weekend to protect the wastewater treatment plant from being overrun by record floodwaters on the Missouri River, ACEC/Nebraska Member Firms pulled together to provide a hot meal and other assistance.

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Member Firm News
September 25, 2020

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that the Town of Dover is among the communities certified as a Climate Smart Community (CSC). WSP USA assisted the Town of Dover to achieve bronze-level CSC certification with sustainability planning, which will guide town support for local climate adaptation and resiliency actions.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


September 21, 2020

Dewberry has announced that it has been selected to provide construction management (CM) services for the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Quantico Station Improvements project.

dewberry.com/news/article


September 16, 2020

WSP USA has completed the integration and rebranding of Ecology and Environment Inc. (E&E) and LT Environmental (LTE), marking the company’s emergence as a full-service provider and leader in the U.S environment market.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


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