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.
February 1, 2014
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

December 23, 2013
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

May 30, 2013
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.
April 29, 2013
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.
April 29, 2013
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.
April 29, 2013
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

February 6, 2013
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

February 5, 2013
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

January 8, 2013
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

January 7, 2013
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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POB July 2014

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In the July 2014 issue, POB explores the growth of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States across residential, commercial and utilities markets. Also, read how an innovative system ensures the vertical alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge.

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