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Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

Washington, DC: What The Barnes Dance Looks Like

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

A Barnes Dance Intersection (also known as a “pedestrian scramble”) operates differently from a standard traffic signal-controlled intersection and allows pedestrians to cross diagonally while vehicles on all sides of the intersection are stopped at a red signal. In June 2017, DDOT put in place a Barnes Dance at 14th and Irving Street NW, which […]

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Energy and Environment: The Nuclear Waste Problem

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Wendover Productions explores the pros and cons of nuclear energy, which emits just a fraction of the carbon of other conventional energy sources, but brings the risk of contamination wherever it goes. -Video from Wendover Productions on YouTube

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Why Are Historic Train Stations Making a Comeback?

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

In Denver and cities across the United States, historic train stations are getting a new lease on life. Many are anchoring downtown redevelopment projects as well.

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AASHTO’s New President on Trump and Challenges Facing Transportation

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Newly elected AASHTO President John Schroer has worn many hats in his 65 years. He’s run a commercial real estate business, served as the mayor of Franklin, Tennessee and in 2011, he was appointed commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Transportation where he’s responsible for more than 3,400 employees. In Sept. 2017 the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials—Board Directors elected Schroer AASHTO president. In this Presidential Profile video Schroer explains why ensuring sustainable Federal funding for transportation is one of his top priorities. President Schroer also says he will work closely with the Trump administration and help State DOTs to prepare for the fast emerging technologies that are changing transportation as we know it.

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Steelworkers Want Trump to Keep This Key Promise

Friday, November 10th, 2017

The Trump administration pledged to act to safeguard American steel by July 1. But that deadline is long past — and now a crisis is getting worse.

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Engineering: Why the Netherlands Isn’t Under Water

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Following World War II, when the Netherlands was still reeling from five years of German occupation, a massive storm hit the small coastal nation. The flooding that ensued caused thousands of fatalities and incalculable property losses. But Dutch engineers weren’t going to let nature have her way that easily. Their storm-surge barriers, a modern marvel of engineering, serve as an excellent example for coastal areas around the world.

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Civil Engineering Q and A

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

This video presents some frequently asked civil engineering interview questions along with answers. We have compiled 18 such questions to help you prepare for civil engineering interviews. –Civil Engineering on YouTube

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The Road to Electric Vehicles

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Southern California Edison plays a crucial role in the move to zero-emission electric transportation—and to a world where the energy that propels us forward comes from the earth’s renewable resources.

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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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