Transportation

October 9, 2017
What to Expect at Autodesk University 2017 premium
It’s that time again. Autodesk University (AU) is fast approaching. This year’s in Las Vegas takes place November 14-16th. There’s still time to get savings off AU passes, if you haven’t locked down your spot yet, our sneak peek into what’s happening at AU 2017 may just tempt you! 700+ Sessions How do you top […]
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Government Writer
October 5, 2017
Hurricane-Ready: How States can Better Model Flooding Risk and Improve Mass Evacuations premium
Hurricane season is far from over, but with four major hurricanes – Category 3 or greater – already causing untold damage in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, 2017 has already proved to be a brutal one. The steady stream of unrelenting devastation has impacted millions of Americans who face the choice of rebuilding or moving […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
September 26, 2017
[Webinar] Ramp up your Roundabout Design premium
The U.S has trailed much of the world when it comes to roundabouts, aka traffic circles or rotaries. In fact, Americans must pass through 1,118 intersections before they are likely to encounter a roundabout. In France, you’ll encounter one every 45 intersections and the UK every 127 intersections (source). Despite this lag, roundabouts are becoming […]
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Government Writer
September 21, 2017
What is a Smart City Anyway? premium
When you think about smart cities what springs to mind? Perhaps it’s a city app that lets you know the location of available parking spots or a transit company that can automatically re-route buses away from congested areas based on a network of fleet- or city-wide sensors. In reality, the definition of a smart city […]
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DLT Solutions
August 18, 2017
[Webinar] Using BIM to Power your Rail-Led Transportation Strategy premium
You don’t have to go far to hear concerns about infrastructure decay in the U.S. In 2017, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ranked the country’s infrastructure at a D+ grading. “The infrastructure is in poor to fair condition and mostly below standard, with many elements approaching the end of their service life. A […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
June 15, 2017
How to Get Started with BIM (aka your “Beach BIM” Essentials) premium
BIM is everywhere. It’s poised for greater adoption by the U.S. government and, despite the “building” moniker, is also gaining ground in transportation infrastructure. As you get ready for your summer vacation, now is the perfect time to reflect on what BIM can do for your agency, and, more importantly, how do you go about […]
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Government Writer
May 23, 2017
[Report] BIM Gains Ground in Transportation Infrastructure premium
The use of BIM for infrastructure in the U.S. is well on the way to becoming established for transportation projects. These are the findings of a new SmartMarket Report – The Business Value of BIM for Infrastructure –  from Dodge Data & Analytics and DLT partner, Autodesk. The report shows that the commitment to BIM […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
February 28, 2017
Why Transportation System Design Needs to Move Beyond Traditional CAD premium
It always blows my mind when I talk to designers and engineers who are still using CAD, even Microsoft Visio, for engineering and design work. But when it comes to designing future transportation systems, where complex workflows, tight budgets, and multiple stakeholders complicate project success, CAD simply doesn’t cut it anymore. Why? Drew Olsen, writing […]
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Government Writer
September 2, 2015
Latest Release of Autodesk InfraWorks 360 Adds Traffic Simulation + More premium
Today, Autodesk announced its mid-year update to InfraWorks 360 its flagship preliminary engineering and design software. What’s new? Well, the latest update  brings a more integrated approach between design and analysis. According to Autodesk’s In the Fold blog, “Roadway design can be a highly iterative process with designers having to balance multiple factors – the demands of geographic […]
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January 21, 2015
Does your DoT Know Its Salt Volumes? premium
It’s that time of year again, winter is upon us and public works and transportation agencies are looking at ways to keep a close tab on salt supplies. Shortages are a common occurrence. Unexpected storms and unpredictable snowfall amounts can wreak havoc with salt supplies. While most municipalities in snowier climes tend to store enough salt […]
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