Transportation Surveying & Mapping

Surveyors are vital in road and railroad projects and increasingly use BIM for infrastructure projects.

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7 Keys to a Successful RFP Response

Are you ready to respond to the next big RFP? Before you send it off, check these important parameters to give yourself a greater chance of success.
The invitation to provide a response to a request for proposal (RFP) is often received with a sense of excitement because someone has recognized your professional expertise and has requested your services.


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Reducing Risk

With lives on the line and OSHA stepping up enforcement, safety compliance is more important than ever for today’s surveying and mapping firms.
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Driving Mobile LiDAR in DOTs

Adoption of 3D digital models by transportation agencies is on the rise. Understanding how to use that data requires a standard point of reference.


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GIS on the Border

Enterprise solutions streamline binational governance and management of flood control assets between the U.S. and Mexico.
For more than 100 years, the Mexican and United States sections of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) have worked in tandem to carry out the provisions of the various boundary and water treaties


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Harnessing the Cloud

Real-time office-to-field collaboration increases survey crew productivity for bottom-line benefits.
File and data transfer between the field and office can be a substantial bottleneck for surveying firms.


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Better Freeways by Design

Innovative use of 3D engineering and design software keeps a major freeway interchange project on track in Washington state.
The Salmon Creek Interchange Project is a $133 million joint project between Clark County Public Works and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)


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3D Trends in Surveying

With 3D printing on the verge of going mainstream, 3D motion control making gaming more realistic, and 3D design tools aiding the visualization of everything from buildings and infrastructure to underground pipelines, 3D innovation is everywhere.
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Capturing Paradise

Mobile LiDAR plays a key role in moving the Honolulu Rail Transit Project forward safely and efficiently. 
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Editor's Points: Preconceived Notions

My 7-year-old son has a wonderful imagination and is always thinking of new inventions. “I’m going to find a way to capture lightning and turn it into free electricity for people to use,” he said to me the other day.
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Flying Higher

Advanced digital camera technology allows imagery to be captured in stunning detail at high altitudes. 
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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