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Engineering / Member Firms
February 10, 2020

Smart Cities: What Really Makes Them Smart?

Recently, I had the pleasure of taking part in the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Singapore, where leaders from around the world gathered to discuss the future of mobility. My presentation – Emerging Mobility Solutions and Smart Cities – was among many that explored vital mobility topics, from technology innovation to data management to sustainability to many others. But, by the conference’s end, one burning question had yet to be answered: What makes a smart city – smart?

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Register Now For the 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting, New Orleans, 2/27-2/28

ACEC News / Education
February 7, 2020

Register Now For the 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting, New Orleans, 2/27-2/28

The 2020 Coalition Winter Member Meeting will feature sessions on coordinating designs, project teams and specifications.

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Former ACEC Chair Pecori Testifies to Congress on Permit Delays, Lump Sum Contracting

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 7, 2020

Former ACEC Chair Pecori Testifies to Congress on Permit Delays, Lump Sum Contracting

Sergio “Satch” Pecori, CEO of Hanson Professional Services and 2017-2018 ACEC Chair, (right) testified before the House Subcommittee on Highways & Transit on Thursday, calling for more efficient agency management and decision-making, and increased utilization of lump sum contracting by federal, state, and local agencies.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 7, 2020

ACEC Notches Wins in Challenges to NAVFAC Solicitations

This week, ACEC was successful in challenging two Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) solicitations requiring pricing for the procurement of engineering services rather than qualification-based selection, a clear violation of the Brooks Act.

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ACEC Michigan and Michigan DOT Renew Partnership Charter

ACEC News / Member Organizations
February 7, 2020

ACEC Michigan and Michigan DOT Renew Partnership Charter

Before a packed house of over 650 ACEC/Michigan members and Michigan DOT engineers, MDOT Director Paul Ajegba and ACEC MI President Steve Gravlin signed a renewed Partnership Charter. Pictured left to right: ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke, Ajegba, and Gravlin.

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Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


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Engineering Employment
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1,537,500 (March)
1,538,300 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,366,700,000 (February)
$1,384,500,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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146.5 (March)
147.4 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 11 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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33.3 (March)
53.4 (February)

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