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Research Brief: Improving Pavement Network Conditions Through Competition
Mon, 10/26/2020
Today, departments of transportation must solve the nation’s infrastructure crisis while facing...
Video: How to Make the U.S. Resilient to Hurricanes
Sun, 09/20/2020
Over the past several decades hurricane losses have increased dramatically, and that trend is only...
Topic Summary: Industry Competition and Paving Material Unit Costs
Tue, 08/11/2020
Healthy markets require robust competition. The paving materials market, though, possesses...
Research Brief: Mitigation Solutions for GHG Emissions in New Construction
Mon, 08/10/2020
Between 2016 and 2050, the U.S. will experience unprecedented construction—enough to build New York...
Research Brief: Assessing Road Quality Using Crowdsourced Smartphone Measurements
Wed, 07/15/2020
Since 2019, CSHub’s Carbin app has crowdsourced over 250,000 miles of pavement quality and...
Research Brief: Molecular Dynamics-based Resilience Assessment of Structures
Fri, 07/10/2020
To streamline the fire resilience assessments of structures, CSHub research assistant Kostas...
Research Brief: Investigating the Mechanisms of ASR Using Atomistic Methods
Wed, 07/01/2020
The alkali-silica-reaction, a leading cause of deterioration in concrete, has been studied...
WBUR: Jeremy Gregory on COVID-19 Recovery and Low Carbon Concrete
Thu, 06/25/2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the House of Representatives drafted legislation that would...
Scientific American: Stiffer Roads Could Drive Down Carbon Emissions
Mon, 06/22/2020
Even as a truck drives on a level road, it is, in a sense, still traveling uphill. That’s because...
MIT Researchers have found that stiffer pavements reduce transportation emissions
MIT News: Stiffer Roads Could Improve Truck Fuel Efficiency
Thu, 06/11/2020
Though roads may seem rigid beneath one’s feet, under the weight of a truck they are quite pliant....