Sustainable design has been on the upswing for years now. With the success of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, the infrastructure world has come on board with several rating systems of its own developed within the last decade. […]
Progressive design-build is prevalent in the water and wastewater market sector. However, this procurement type has lagged in the transportation market, specifically the heavy highway market. Could progressive design-build mitigate the liability concerns associated with traditional design-build in other markets? The answer is yes.
Rick Rogers is ambitious and fun, light-hearted but tenacious – qualities that have made the spaceport leader at Merritt Island, Florida, an invaluable resource within RS&H Aerospace & Defense and beyond. Known as much for his people skills as he is for his aerospace acumen, Rick is passionate about space exploration. “I [...]
We are in an industry surrounded by change. We have seen and heard of the latest in new and emerging technologies that will change the way we know transportation. When, where, and how this change will impact each of us is still to be determined with the biggest debate being the “when.” While we may not know exactly when certain technologies will take off, we know they are on the horizon because of the amount of money projected to fund key emerging technology sectors. But what is being talked about now that could boost our timeline?
Purposeful, anthropogenic carbon sequestration is a fairly recent endeavor to mitigate carbon releases from industrial processes. The theory is that, by actively removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, the effects of manmade climate change can be reduced. This is not only seen as a necessity for general global health, but also as a [...]
When you think of leaders who have left lasting impressions on you, who do you think of and why? Maybe some of those memories are positive and others negative. Regardless, we often look to those having leadership authority to both inspire within us a shared vision and model a way forward. I recall stories [...]
What does it take to help a national company with geographical hindrances collaborate better? As it turns out, a handful of major infrastructure projects led by a determined manager in a mere 20 months. Taking a deep dive into new technology, RS&H Manager of Information Technology Infrastructure and Operations Jeff Daigle, working with his [...]
More and more commuters have recognized the convenience and benefits of managed lane roadways. Agencies are responding to this growing acceptance by expanding these facilities and creating a safe and efficient regional network of managed lanes. Due to the overall magnitude of these projects and their potential to dramatically improve mobility, agencies look to optimize toll operations by developing an end-to-end customer experience for motorists.
Design charrettes aren’t what they used to be – and for good reason. The concept came together a few centuries ago in France, where architect professors would send a cart around to pick up work from the students. If the students weren’t done, they would jump in the cart or run alongside [...]
RS&H Senior Vice President and Aviation Practice Director Don Andrews provides RS&H’s outlook for the aviation industry in 2018 and a recap of 2017 in the latest issue of Airport Magazine. You can read the full article here. Recent Posts