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Humphrey School research links economic development and transportation planning

A newly published article in the journal Community Development highlights work on transportation and economic competitiveness conducted by Humphrey School researchers.

Article authors Lee Munnich, senior fellow, and Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, outline how their team worked with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Minnesota Department of Administration, and University of Minnesota Extension to develop and implement a unique approach linking economic development and transportation planning. 193 more words

Transportation Research

Powering smart grid roll-out

The race is on to upgrade current electric power systems to “smart grids” by incorporating information and communication technologies (ICTs) to deliver power more efficiently, reliably and sustainably. 542 more words

Bicycle Trails and Floodplains

Ever notice how many bicycle trails are built in floodplains?  That point was driven home for me again this week.  Our local rivers, the Ogden and the Weber, are running well above flood stage.   413 more words

The Best Dam Idea Trump Has: Rebuilding Our Nation’s Infrastructure

Most Americans couldn’t tell you which state Oroville was in before its dam was about to burst. But once the California town was in trouble, the floodgates opened with calls to fix our nation’s infrastructure. 817 more words

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70-744 Securing Windows Server 2016 Certification Exam

Server and Virtual Machine (VM) security is an increasingly important topic in IT. With the adoption of both Public and Private Cloud environments the landscape of server security has been changing as systems become increasingly connected; especially across networks and even the Internet. 523 more words

Infrastructure

Investing in Infrastructure

It is easy to think of investing in infrastructure as something that needs to be done on a routine basis – repairing power stations that supply our electricity or maintaining rail lines that carry our commuters and freight. 710 more words

Lytton Advisory

The US and Israel Must Grow Their Economic Alliance Under Trump

Given President Donald Trump’s sharp focus on both creating U.S. jobs and bolstering U.S. support for Israel, we have a significant opportunity to grow the commercial and economic alliance between our two countries. 748 more words

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