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We get to hang out with all the most interesting people in the infrastructure sector and you should too. Every week we'll interview a different expert to learn more about the transportation, water, and energy projects that matter across America. Subscribe now to make sure you don't miss out on the next dorky infrastructure fact you'll be dying to share at your next cocktail party or the policy idea that will finally get you that big promotion.

We get to hang out with all the most interesting people in the infrastructure sector and you should too. Every week we'll interview a different expert to learn more about the transportation, water, and energy projects that matter across America. Subscribe now to make sure you don't miss out on the next dorky infrastructure fact you'll be dying to share at your next cocktail party or the policy idea that will finally get you that big promotion.
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We get to hang out with all the most interesting people in the infrastructure sector and you should too. Every week we'll interview a different expert to learn more about the transportation, water, and energy projects that matter across America. Subscribe now to make sure you don't miss out on the next dorky infrastructure fact you'll be dying to share at your next cocktail party or the policy idea that will finally get you that big promotion.

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Episodes

Modern Infrastructure Needs a Modern Bodyguard

5/15/2019
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Marianne Meins, Parsons’ Vice President, Critical Infrastructure Protection Strategy, explains what it takes to keep our infrastructure safe from hackers.

Duration:00:12:32

100 Year Floods, Now on an Annual Basis: Adapting to the New Realities of Rising Waters in America

5/11/2019
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Forbes Tompkins from The Pew Charitable Trusts explains the new flood reality facing America and how the federal government can better protect our communities.

Duration:00:19:49

Big Tunnels, Bigger Impacts:What the World Can Learn from Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct

5/11/2019
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Washington State DOT’s David Sowers gives us the low down on one of America’s most impactful infrastructure mega-projects and explains the lessons he learned digging one of the world’s biggest tunnels.

Duration:00:12:38

Which way do we go? Data, Analytics, and Envisioning the Future

5/11/2019
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AECOM’s Dalia Leven walks us through the many possible futures of mobility and how Mobilitics can help predict outcomes for different scenarios for engineers and planners. AECOM has developed a new scenario-planning tool designed to incorporate emerging trends and technologies into the long-range transportation planning process. Based in travel demand forecasting, Mobilitics helps public agencies […]

Duration:00:10:38

Building Smarter with Smarter Infrastructure

5/11/2019
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Siemens’ Dave Hopping, CEO of Siemens Smart Infrastructure USA, walks us through the future of connected buildings and how the digitized built environment can deliver better communities for all of us.

Duration:00:13:29

Rebuilding the American Dream: An interview with Lansing, MI Mayor Andy Schor

5/11/2019
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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor explains how he’s rebuilding Lansing for the next generation and beyond.

Duration:00:09:58

From the Tunnel to the Top: WSP USA’s Gregory Kelly Discusses the Past, Present and Future of the Infrastructure Industry

5/11/2019
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WSP USA’s President and CEO takes the long view from his start building infrastructure in Philadelphia all the way to his experience running one of America’s largest engineering, advisory, and consulting firms.

Duration:00:19:58

Great Lakes, Great Ports

4/3/2019
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William Friedman, CEO of the Port of Cleveland and Chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities, walks us through the ins and outs of inland water ways.

Duration:00:13:28

Doing Right by America

1/31/2019
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Ed Mortimer, Vice President of Transportation and Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, joins the podcast to talk about the potential for Congressional action on infrastructure and the best policies at the state level.

Duration:00:11:57

Ballots, Ballots, and More Ballots

1/31/2019
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Robert Puentes, the President CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation joins us for a whirlwind tour of all the transportation ballot initiatives taking place around the country. We talk trends, getting local, and the future of transportation funding.

Duration:00:12:59

Getting Smart About Intelligent Transportation Systems

11/12/2018
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In the kickoff to 2019’s Infrastructure Week, Parson’s Dan Lukasik walks us through the nuts and bolts of intelligent transportation systems. We talk about all the cool technologies coming to roads across America and hit on the major trends reshaping the way we all get around.

Duration:00:14:34

It’s More than Concrete and Asphalt, How Building Infrastructure Builds Respect and Dignity

5/16/2018
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American Federation of Teacher’s President Randi Weingarten teaches us a lesson about the big and small ways that infrastructure investment impacts our lives. It’s about dignity, respect, trust in government and more. We also get to go deep on using pension capital to rebuild America.

Duration:00:13:56

Himes is Ahead of the Times

5/14/2018
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Congressman Himes isn’t looking backwards, he’s thinking about what’s next in infrastructure. Take a few minutes to get a view of what Congress needs to do to address tomorrow’s infrastructure challenges–innovative finance, self-driving cars, and more. The Congressman also shares some hometown love for Connecticut.

Duration:00:12:08

Martin Powell Explains it All

5/13/2018
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Siemens’ Martin Powell tells us how cities can make better use of data, updates us on some cool projects (including applying blockchain technology to solar), and why cities have to personal.

Duration:00:17:05

Congressman Graves Cuts to the Corps of the Issue

5/13/2018
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Congressman Graves is one of the most passionate and knowledgeable infrastructure advocate on the Hill. Pull up a chair and learn more about the Army Corps and what it takes to get a project done (we may also talk about dolphins).

Duration:00:18:04

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger Needs No Introduction

5/9/2018
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Representative Dutch Ruppersberger, fierce defender of Maryland’s 2nd District, knows what his constituents and America needs. Tune in to learn more about fixing your morning commute, the right way to budget, and why local governments need bonds.

Duration:00:15:46

I Swear This Podcast Will Get You Excited About Infrastructure Maintenance

5/9/2018
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Roy Kienitz, master of all things urban planning and development, goes deep on infrastructure maintenance, what it takes to get a big project done, and what big data actually means for cities.

Duration:00:27:30

TMI About ATC-What You Need to Know About Air Traffic Control

5/7/2018
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Rob Puentes: The Man, the Myth, the Transportation Legend. Tune in to hear the President of the Eno Center for Transportation discuss the future of aviation, air traffic control reform, and why air travel isn’t as bad as you think it is.

Duration:00:18:11

Mr. Ershow or: How I Started Worrying About Efficient Use of Curb Space

5/7/2018
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Corey Ershow from Lyft blows my mind as he walks us through how he’s working to reshape the urban environment to make your commute faster, your night life safer, and your city greener.

Duration:00:17:57

More Infrastructure Bang for Your Buck

5/7/2018
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Cal Dooley, President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council, is a master of Capitol Hill and the world of Chemistry. As it turns out, he also knows a lot about transportation, the USDA, procurement, infrastructure innovation, project finance, and more.

Duration:00:17:04