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Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

Portland, OR: Aerial View of Suspension Bridge Construction

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
Portland, OR: Aerial View of Suspension Bridge Construction

Aerial video of the new suspension bridge in Portland, Oregon.

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Minnesota Bike Lanes: Learning to Share the Road

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Minnesota Bike Lanes: Learning to Share the Road

Minnesota has a national reputation as one of the best states in the county for biking. Part of this acclaim includes hundreds of miles of on-street bike lanes. We talked with pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists in Minnesota in order to identify some common misconceptions about bike lanes. (Produced by the Minnesota Local Road Research Board.)

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Cleveland, OH: Touring the Euclid Ave Bus Rapid Transit Line

Monday, March 17th, 2014
Cleveland, OH: Touring the Euclid Ave Bus Rapid Transit Line

A brief tour of Cleveland’s Euclid Avenue Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line, narrated by Joseph Shaffer, the engineer in charge of building it. The tour was organized by Freshwater Transit for Southeast Michigan (Detroit) area transit advocates.

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East Hartford, CT: Brownfields Riverfront Revitalization

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
East Hartford, CT: Brownfields Riverfront Revitalization

Goodwin College used EPA Brownfields funding from several sources to address and clean up the contaminated Connecticut River sites. It is now a vibrant campus that also allows the entire community access to the Connecticut River.

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How Offshore Wind Farms Could Tame Hurricanes

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
How Offshore Wind Farms Could Tame Hurricanes

Computer simulations by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson have shown that offshore wind farms with thousands of wind turbines could have sapped the power of three real-life hurricanes, significantly decreasing their winds and accompanying storm surge, and possibly preventing billions of dollars in damages.-StanfordUniversity on YouTube

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Campe Verde, AZ: What it Takes to Build a Climbing Lane

Monday, March 10th, 2014
Campe Verde, AZ: What it Takes to Build a Climbing Lane

Arizona DOT breaks it down by the numbers: the cost, time, dirt excavated and scheduled closures that go into creating a new climbing lane (for slower traffic going uphill) near Camp Verde, AZ.

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Streetcars Around the United States

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Streetcars Around the United States

These streetcar simulations and videos from various US projects were shown during the second series of public meetings for the North-South Corridor in February 2014. In these meetings, DDOT examined potential conceptual alignments for streetcar.

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How Plug-In Electric Vehicles Work

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
How Plug-In Electric Vehicles Work

Considering an electric vehicle? Or just want to learn more about them? This short video describes how electric vehicles and different types of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles work. Learn where to find information on a vehicle’s driving range, how to charge your vehicle, and how driving an electric vehicle could save you money in fuel costs and reduce air pollution.

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Phoenix, AZ: Measuring Fire Damage on Bridge Structures

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Phoenix, AZ: Measuring Fire Damage on Bridge Structures

ADOT uses their Mobile Incident Command Vehicle equipped with infrared cameras, as well as on-site engineers, to analyze a Phoenix bridge for signs of damage after a major fire in the vicinity.

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Raleigh, NC: Temporary Asphalt Plant Facilitates Road Work

Monday, February 24th, 2014
Raleigh, NC: Temporary Asphalt Plant Facilitates Road Work

Granite Construction is putting the finishing touches on an asphalt plant for the Fortify construction project that will make it easier on motorists and taxpayers’ wallets now that construction is underway.

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