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Improving infrastructure outcomes through better capital allocation

– In an age of fiscal uncertainty, US cities and states must optimize capital allocation to improve infrastructure planning.

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Reimagining supply-chain collaboration in a low-oil-price environment

– A new approach to collaboration, within a company, between suppliers, and across the industry, could unlock savings that would... increase profitability and safety.
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How analytics can improve asset management in electric-power networks

– New technologies and advanced computational methods can help transmission and distribution companies save money, reduce risk,... and improve the reliability of their critical assets.
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Getting big mining projects right: Lessons from (and for) the industry

– Overruns and delays are common in big mining projects. Intelligent interventions can improve the odds of success—particularly... on distressed projects.

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Bridging infrastructure gaps: Has the world made progress?

– Despite increased spending and pockets of progress, infrastructure investment gaps remain.

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Improving infrastructure outcomes through better capital allocation

– In an age of fiscal uncertainty, US cities and states must optimize capital allocation to improve infrastructure planning.
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A strategic approach to climate action in cities—focused acceleration

– Prioritizing efforts in four areas could help cities achieve 90 to 100 percent of the emissions reductions needed by 2030.
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Public–private collaborations for transforming urban mobility

– Partnerships that let cities take advantage of new mobility services should make urban transportation more accessible, affordable,... and efficient.
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What US consumers think of shared mobility

– As ride hailing and ride sharing grow more common, a new survey offers insights into shifting attitudes and behavior.
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Infrastructure for the evolution of urban mobility

– Self-driving vehicles, ride-hailing services, and other technologies are transforming urban mobility. To capture the benefits... of the shift, cities will need sound infrastructure plans and investments.
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Electric road systems: The future of freight transport

– How electrification is helping Sweden meet its environmental sustainability goals.
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‘A physical version of the Internet’: How Hyperloop could be the broadband of transportation

– Proponents of the high-speed technology envision an end-to-end revolution in transportation.
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Redesigning the public transportation experience: London’s contactless card system

– The journey to a ticket-free transit system—and the path ahead.
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Who’s at the wheel? Changing culture and leadership to support innovation in autonomous vehicles

– The new world of transport will demand different skills, capabilities, and culture.
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Disrupting transportation: We need to think bigger than cars

– Connectivity could dramatically change the commute of the future.
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The department of transportation of the future

– Transportation will be dramatically different in ten years. To adapt, public entities and stakeholders must act today.

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