Performance-related specifications (PRS) can help transportation agencies improve their infrastructure systems. Nasir Gharaibeh, PhD, PE, from Texas A&M University, explains the difference PRS makes for future performance.
Smoothness data plays an important role in effective pavement management. Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Emmanuel Fernando, PhD, PE, joins the podcast to discuss the importance of inertial profilers and the certification process.
Vehicle operating costs are an important part of the benefit-cost analysis of transportation infrastructure investments. Dr. Elie Hajj from the University of Nevada, Reno discusses the roadway factors that impact vehicle operating costs borne by the traveling public.
Newer reporting brings improved security and stability, plus rich data visualizations. High-profile corporate data breaches have made clear that even the most robust enterprise systems can be susceptible to security risks. As a system ages, small vulnerabilities can add up to a much larger threat. That’s why, as AgileAssets COO, I want to be very […]
Integrated GIS maps improve data visualizations, spatial analysis, planning, and reporting. One Visualization Worth 1,000 Pages Maps have become a staple of our everyday lives. Whether you rely on your car’s GPS or an in-app map on your phone to find nearby restaurants, get directions to a hotel, or track the location of your Uber […]
Deliver Data-Driven Insights to Meet Expectations and Performance Goals In the era of big data, when agencies are using modern technologies to collect, store, and utilize greater amounts of information, it is more critical than ever to be able to interpret and present this data in concise, yet meaningful ways. Engineers, operations managers, asset managers, […]
A Proactive Approach to Bridge Management Is a Wise Investment An effective bridge investment strategy requires a gap analysis of performance targets vs. actual performance measures. Switching from a reactive to a proactive bridge management approach can give you higher value for your infrastructure investments.
Using the right systems and strategies can help your agency meet FAST Act requirements and secure federal funding Many transportation agencies struggle with limited resources and legislative changes that often burden small teams on tight budgets. The wide-ranging mandates of the 2015 FAST Act (like its legislative precursor, MAP-21) continue to challenge agencies to be […]
Disjointed Processes? Consolidate Your Data and Automate Your Reports As an asset manager, how often are you asked questions about your network that you can’t immediately answer? How many times have you had to contact different people just for a bit of information that should be easily accessible? And how many times has that person […]
What Happens When You Take Your Eyes Off the Road? Roadway departures are a major cause of highway deaths—and distracted driving is often to blame. So AgileAssets customer Montana Department of Transportation developed a creative public awareness campaign to reduce distracted driving. Watch the video for ideas on how to spread the word about road […]