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Designing Roadways for a Connected, Autonomous Future

By |2019-02-26T15:35:15-04:00January 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology will ultimately reshape our entire transportation industry. The change is already happening — 41 states have either introduced or enacted autonomous vehicle legislation since 2012, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. But, to move to widespread adoption of CAVs and the smart infrastructure needed for [...]

Preparing for the Future: Technology’s Impact on Tolling

By |2018-11-02T08:59:27-04:00December 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The tolling industry has a lot to gain - or lose - from technology's rapid advancement. While the macro-effect on the tolling industry from some of the newer technologies (e.g. connected and autonomous vehicles) will not be fully understood for quite some time, there are other advancements currently being implemented that will have a more immediate effect.

Wetland Mitigation and No Net Loss – Apples to Apples?

By |2018-11-02T08:22:02-04:00November 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Does the use of wetland mitigation to offset unavoidable impacts to wetland resources always result in no net loss? The initial consensus is, generally, yes. However, I would argue to a large degree this is not the case. But, before we delve further into the question, let’s first continue with a brief history. [...]

Making Your Resume Stand Out from the Stack

By |2018-08-06T17:31:18-04:00November 20th, 2017|Tags: , , |

A lot has changed in the workplace over the years. But, when it comes to getting a job, most employers are still going to ask you to submit a resume first. An employer may have just a few resumes to review, or a few hundred! Either way, in a stack full of names, it’s important to make yours rise above the rest in order to land an interview. Luckily, by adhering to a few simple guidelines, you can do just that.

5 Reasons Why Drawing is Still Necessary for Architects

By |2018-10-04T02:14:59-04:00November 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

There is no doubt that the advances in digital technology have advanced the architecture field. Architects have more tools than ever before to create accurate, lifelike designs. The renderings that programs like Revit, Rhino and Sketchup can generate are closer to the end product than we’ve ever been able to get before.I like computers, and [...]

RS&H Associate Leo Fernandez Sees Precise BIM Possibilities

By |2018-08-10T19:28:36-04:00November 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Leo Fernandez has a vision for what the architecture field can look like. A vision for more accurate building models and more streamlined asset management. He sees a future where stringent U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) requirements are commonplace practices for designing any facility. “When you compare DoD requirements to normal industry standards, the [...]