The transportation sector’s growing dependence on uninterrupted broadband communications heightens the criticality of system resilience.
Hospitals must prepare for an increasingly uncertain future. Extreme weather events, utility outages, and supply chain disruptions are occurring with greater frequency and intensity.
Close collaboration with relevant authorities is crucial for delivering compliant, cost-effective in-building radio frequency signal coverage
Shifting off diesel-fired equipment is one of the greatest infrastructure challenges facing the country’s port terminals
Leadership from an effective program management consultant is essential to overcome project hurdles
Collaboration between design professionals and hospital clinical teams is essential for maintaining operating room safety
Robust planning can guide facility teams through the challenges of decarbonization
Zero-Emission Buses (ZEBs) will catalyze a once-in-a-generation redesign of transit agency bus facilities.
Healthcare construction increasingly relies on building facility components at offsite locations. Each unit is installed as a complete item, ready for use. Learn more.
The $499-billion federal legislation is full of carbon reduction, resiliency, and clean energy incentives. Learn more.
Temporary runways can resolve phasing challenges, minimize operational impacts. Learn more.
Single Point of Contact (SPoC) centers can lead to enhanced productivity and operational performance.
Maintenance costs and rail technology upgrades accelerate traditional rail signal replacements.
Burns Engineering’s Guide to Airport Electrification
Several states, counties and cities are moving beyond pledges and mandating action.
Air taxis may soon carry people and cargo across cities and between regions.
Creating safe, reliable people mover systems requires special focus on traction power resiliency.
CBTC systems can optimize run times and capacity, while maintaining or improving overall safety.
Advanced submeters measure specific energy trends, identify root causes of energy waste, direct energy-conservation strategies.
Energy and sustainability master plans prepare for electrification with new resiliency strategies.
Declining capital and operating costs bring hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles into the mainstream.
Climate change may heighten the importance of lightning protection systems.
Fiber-optic broadband networks move indoors to support large campuses and major office complexes.
Water leaks are the primary cause of subway tunnel damage. Agencies can extend infrastructure lifespans with custom waterproofing programs.
Hospitals implementing beyond-code designs can prevent surgical site infections, improve patient care.
Rather than build new capacity without the intelligence — and plan to add the “brains” later — airport visionaries are recognizing the benefit of terminal
Seeing the Big Picture Large-scale capital projects come with inherent uncertainties — from underground utility conflicts to land acquisition disputes
Equipped with interactive audiovisual technologies, airport authorities find new approaches to passenger satisfaction.
Master Systems Integrators (MSIs) offer a more efficient, future-proofed approach to integrating information technology and operational technology applications.
Transitioning away from fossil fuels, higher-education institutions must overcome financial, technical and operational hurdles to achieve carbon neutrality.
Airports are going electric. U.S. airports and airlines are embracing all-electric alternatives to power shuttle buses, parked aircraft, service vehicles and much more.
Private 5G offers users fast, highly secure, extensive-coverage cellular networks.
Growing hospital reliance on air medical transportation underscores importance of helipad facility maintenance.
Charging as a service is speeding up the transition to electric vehicles.
Hospitals are preparing for extreme weather by exceeding minimum emergency power requirements. Here are the benefits of advanced backup power systems.
Utility companies once viewed microgrids as a threat to their profitability. Now those views are changing.
Successful fleet electrification requires greater appreciation for bus maintenance depots, infrastructure and operations.
Examining environmental and operating benefits, infrastructure and upfront costs of electric buses.
The Swing Suite: Hospitals are repurposing existing and new spaces to accommodate surges in patient population.
Learn how bus transit agencies transitioning to fleet electrification would be well-served by adopting a holistic power-supply approach.
5G is coming. The mobile industry promises “5G” will revolutionize connectivity, offering network speeds 100 times faster than now.
Over the past two decades, positive train control (PTC) technology has evolved from one of the National Transportation Safety Board’s “most-wanted” safety initiatives to standardized operating procedure along the busiest train routes in the country.
When upgrading fire protection systems, hospitals face complexities unique to healthcare.
Today, various applications capture and use distinctive human characteristics to authenticate identity.
Cybersecurity is growing in awareness and there’s more to it than just protection from computer hackers alone.
Learn how transit agencies have set out to implement rail and bus station enhancements that make passengers’ commutes safer and easier.
Learn how a “Master Builder” approach can fast-track design and construction for critical infrastructure projects, helping agencies save both time and money.
Technology is allowing airports to improve the flow of aircraft before and after take-off and landing—whether the planes are in sight or not.
Growing numbers of cities and states across the U.S. are setting aggressive standards to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to address the mounting threat of climate change.
Airports are recognizing that their cultures play a large role in keeping travelers, staff and facilities safe. Explore more on collaboration and Security Management Systems (SeMS).
Technology is playing an increasingly central role in airports’ daily operations, customer service and plans for the future.