The Infrastructure Week Podcast

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Building our future, building our infrastructure.

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Modern Infrastructure Needs a Modern Bodyguard
12:32
Marianne Meins, Parsons’ Vice President, Critical Infrastructure Protection Strategy, explains what it takes to keep our infrastructure safe from hackers.
May 16, 2019
100 Year Floods, Now on an Annual Basis: Adapting to the New Realities of Rising Waters in America
19:50
Forbes Tompkins from The Pew Charitable Trusts explains the new flood reality facing America and how the federal government can better protect our communities.
May 11, 2019
Big Tunnels, Bigger Impacts:What the World Can Learn from Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct
12:38
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.
May 11, 2019
Which way do we go? Data, Analytics, and Envisioning the Future
10:38
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 […]
May 11, 2019
Building Smarter with Smarter Infrastructure
13:29
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.
May 11, 2019
Rebuilding the American Dream: An interview with Lansing, MI Mayor Andy Schor
9:58
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor explains how he’s rebuilding Lansing for the next generation and beyond.
May 11, 2019
From the Tunnel to the Top: WSP USA’s Gregory Kelly Discusses the Past, Present and Future of the Infrastructure Industry
19:58
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.
May 11, 2019
Great Lakes, Great Ports
13:28
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.
Apr 03, 2019
Doing Right by America
11:58
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.
Jan 31, 2019
Ballots, Ballots, and More Ballots
13:00
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.
Jan 31, 2019
Getting Smart About Intelligent Transportation Systems
14:34
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.
Nov 12, 2018
It’s More than Concrete and Asphalt, How Building Infrastructure Builds Respect and Dignity
13:57
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.
May 16, 2018
Himes is Ahead of the Times
12:09
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.
May 15, 2018
Martin Powell Explains it All
17:06
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.
May 13, 2018
Congressman Graves Cuts to the Corps of the Issue
18:05
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).
May 13, 2018
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger Needs No Introduction
15:46
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.
May 09, 2018
I Swear This Podcast Will Get You Excited About Infrastructure Maintenance
27:31
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.
May 09, 2018
TMI About ATC-What You Need to Know About Air Traffic Control
18:11
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.
May 07, 2018
Mr. Ershow or: How I Started Worrying About Efficient Use of Curb Space
17:58
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.
May 07, 2018
More Infrastructure Bang for Your Buck
17:04
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.
May 07, 2018
Around the World in Almost 80 Resilience Projects
20:01
AECOM’s Josh Sawislak takes us on a journey from Kansas, to London, to Jakarta and back again to explain what resilience actually means.
May 02, 2018
The State of Our Union Station
19:43
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.
May 02, 2018
Real Talk and Rail Talk
18:28
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.
May 02, 2018
Gender Equality, Sustainability, Cutting Edge Urban Design, Big Data, What Else Could You Ask For?
16:35
Veronica Siranosian and Andrew Bui from AECOM cover all the cool new stuff in urban planning and transportation.
May 02, 2018
The Man with the 25 Cent (per gallon) Plan
14:39
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.
May 02, 2018
The Good, the Bad, and the State of Good Repair
17:55
Kristina Swallow, the new president of ASCE, talks about the stat of our nation’s infrastructure and an embarrassing report card.
May 02, 2018
The Judge Will Hear Your Infrastructure Plan
22:09
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.
May 02, 2018