Insights

Pavement Rehabilitation Makes the Most of Airport’s Resources at John Glenn Columbus International

By |2019-08-08T16:24:27-04:00August 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

We know our airports are often the foundation of city and state economies, representing a trillion-dollar economic impact in the U.S. However, airport operators often face a common struggle in updating infrastructure to keep up with the growing demand from passenger and cargo needs. This has made asset management a critical initiative for most [...]

A Proactive Approach to Facility Resiliency

By |2019-08-09T09:18:01-04:00August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Is your facility prepared for a disaster? There are countless examples of natural and man-made disasters – think hurricanes, fires, earthquakes, domestic terrorism, active shooter, etc. – that have disrupted business operations for weeks, months, even years. Can your business take that kind of disruption? The goal of resilience is to ensure that a [...]

Context and Form: Two Forces that Guide Design

By |2019-08-09T09:16:20-04:00August 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

New buildings shouldn’t be designed in a vacuum. Architects have a near-unlimited amount of tools at their disposal when it comes to creating a new space or structure. New building materials, digital design technologies and engineering tricks mean we can produce modern marvels that designers from just a generation ago would have deemed undoable. [...]

How Communication Strategy Can Make or Break a Toll Road

By |2019-08-01T14:39:10-04:00August 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

We’ve all heard it before: communication is key. That statement is no less important when a tolling agency is planning the opening of a new toll road. In fact, effective communication is critical to a toll road’s initial success and continued progress down the road. Long before the back-office system (BOS) begins program changes [...]

Climate Resilience: Proactive Solutions to Address Vulnerability

By |2019-07-31T14:35:08-04:00July 31st, 2019|Tags: , , |

Hurricanes Irma and Michael left portions of Florida devastated and unable to recover quickly. The flooding and wind damage generated by these intense storms – along with extreme heat, precipitation and drought – are stressors associated with climate change. With operations and assets increasingly vulnerable across the U.S., it is time to start thinking [...]

Turning Common Lab Design Challenges into Benefits

By |2019-07-30T15:23:54-04:00July 30th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Scientific discovery promises to change human existence. The next scientific breakthrough could come at any moment, but researchers need labs purposefully designed to enable their science. Successful labs are created when all stakeholders and the design team have an aligned vision. Every detail must be exhausted during planning to ensure labs are functional, efficient [...]

USP 800 Brings New Facility Requirements for Pharmacies

By |2019-06-03T15:21:49-04:00May 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

About 8 million U.S. healthcare workers are potentially exposed to hazardous drugs every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, the CDC finds that workplace exposures to hazardous drugs can cause both acute and chronic health effects such as skin rashes, adverse reproductive outcomes, and possibly leukemia and [...]

Three Reasons to Choose a Dynamic Pricing Model — and Where to Start

By |2019-05-10T08:41:41-04:00April 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Dynamic pricing is a fairly new approach to managed lane tolling, but one that is rapidly increasing in popularity across the country. The growth in use of this pricing approach corresponds to the sheer number of benefits it provides to the travelling public and to public agencies. 1. Congestion Relief Managed [...]