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Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

Natural Disasters or Natural Hazards? Why We Need to Rebuild Smarter

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

“They are natural hazards. They only become disasters where and how we have built our environments.” “And the current plan will be build it back the way it was. Rebuild it back to the past. Rebuild it back to fail again.” -Craig Fugate, Former FEMA Administrator Video by seeprogress on YouTube

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EarthCam: Atlanta Falcons Stadium Time Lapse

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Watch and share EarthCam’s 4K-quality construction time-lapse for the Atlanta Falcons’ new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. EarthCam construction cameras have been onsite since June 2014, capturing 900 megapixel panoramas daily. Witness the “rise up” of the new stadium and see 39 months of construction progress in less than 2 minutes. The HOK-designed stadium, built by Holder, Hunter, Russell, Moody, A Joint Venture, features 71,000 seats and an aperture-style retractable roof.

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Utah DOT: Pedestrian Bridge Over Bangerter Highway (Time Lapse)

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

UDOT closed Bangerter Highway near 7000 South the night of Aug. 19 while crews installed a new pedestrian bridge. The bridge is part of the Bangerter Interchanges project. UDOT is building a freeway-like overpass at 7000 S. This new pedestrian bridge over Bangerter Highway replaces one that was removed earlier this year to make room for the overpass.

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Delaware DOT: Innovation in Motion

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The Delaware Department of Transportation (Delaware DOT) discusses their comprehensive, long-range plan for transportation in The First State, called “Innovation in Motion.” Video from delawaredot on YouTube

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Missouri City, TX: Aerial Footage of Harvey Aftermath

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Drone footage from showmecity on YouTube travels over Missouri City, Texas, to show the extent of flooding and other damage wreaked by Hurricane Harvey.

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Rebuild USA: Make a Difference

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Through job training and apprenticeships, a new generation of skilled workers are getting ready to tackle one of America’s biggest challenges: our infrastructure.

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The Rise and Fall of the Pontiac Silverdome

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Just outside of Detroit, in Pontiac Michigan, sits one of the most famous and iconic abandoned structures in the country. At one time the largest NFL stadium and host to SuperBowl 16. This is the Pontiac Silverdome.

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The High Cost of Free Parking

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Hidden parking rules hurt our cities. Will Chilton and Paul Mackie of Mobility Lab explain.

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What Skewed Rail Crossings Do to Bicyclists

Monday, August 21st, 2017

This video is the result of a research effort by faculty and students at the University of Tennessee to document and study the hazards associated with railway grade crossings on bicycle safety (published in the Journal of Transport & Health). Most video was captured in August and September, 2014 on Neyland Drive, in Knoxville TN. The City of Knoxville has since realigned both rail crossings largely solving the safety problem.

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Do Streetcars Bring Economic Development?

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Starting in the late 20th century, modern streetcar proposals started rippling across municipalities in the United States. They’re touted as infrastructure carrying benefits ranging from the social to economic and the environmental. But these projects often make appearances in the news as costly, blunder-filled experiments in public policy. Cities are willing to bet big on […]

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