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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

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

Around the World in Almost 80 Resilience Projects

5/2/2018
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AECOM’s Josh Sawislak takes us on a journey from Kansas, to London, to Jakarta and back again to explain what resilience actually means.

Duration:00:20:00

The State of Our Union Station

5/1/2018
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Beverley Swaim-Staley, Union Station Redevelopment Corporation President and CEO, tells us that the state of our Union Station is strong. Beverly walks us through the past 100 years of DC’s iconic and economically critical transportation hub and then gives us a glimpse of how we’ll be using it for the next 100 years.

Duration:00:19:42

Real Talk and Rail Talk

5/1/2018
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Paul Skoutelas, all around public transportation all-star and new president of the American Public Transportation Association, talks us through what’s next in transportation and how we’re going to pay for it.

Duration:00:18:28

Gender Equality, Sustainability, Cutting Edge Urban Design, Big Data, What Else Could You Ask For?

5/1/2018
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Veronica Siranosian and Andrew Bui from AECOM cover all the cool new stuff in urban planning and transportation.

Duration:00:16:34

The Man with the 25 Cent (per gallon) Plan

5/1/2018
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Ed Mortimer is the man with a 25 cent per gallon plan at the U.S. Chamber. Listen in to learn more about the future of transportation funding and finance.

Duration:00:14:38

The Good, the Bad, and the State of Good Repair

5/1/2018
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Kristina Swallow, the new president of ASCE, talks about the stat of our nation’s infrastructure and an embarrassing report card.

Duration:00:17:55

The Judge Will Hear Your Infrastructure Plan

5/1/2018
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Judge/Executive Gary W. Moore, proud National Association of Counties member and Boone County Kentucky big wig, talks Brent Spence Bridge, the Cincinnati Airport, the future of urbanism and more.

Duration:00:22:08