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Webinar: An Equitable Transit-Oriented Development Plan

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Professionals in our industry, as well as the agencies we work with, are increasingly seeking ways to incorporate equity into transportation and infrastructure projects. Join us in this discussion between the WSP project team and our client, the City of Raleigh, about their work together to develop the Equitable Development Around Transit Study. Their collaborative effort led to a citywide guidebook with toolkit of strategies the City can deploy to leverage transit investments for equitable development and sustainable growth.

Webinar: First Net Zero McDonald's Restaurant

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A new McDonald’s restaurant was opened at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that run 100% on renewable energy generated on site with a massive canopy of PV arrays. WSP has delivered MEP design, Energy Analysis and Sustainability services for the flagship project with extensive analysis helping the architect and client achieving the net zero goal. This session covers the challenges and stories behind meeting the stringent net zero target for an energy intensive building type.

Webinar: Implementing Vision Zero Using an Equity Lens - Part 1

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Learn the history of systemic racial inequality in land use and transportation planning the U.S. and its impacts on today’s transportation system. Using data, we explore the correlation of socioeconomic factors to the current state of roadway safety.

We use WSP work in Vision Zero to highlight the data-driven approach to understand the impacts of inequality within certain geographic areas.

Webinar: Water Utility Climate Risks and Opportunities Mapping Framework

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This Snack & Learn Webinar features the Water Utility Climate Risks and Opportunities Mapping Framework that WSP developed in partnership with water utilities to help them identify, assess, and prioritize their climate-related risks and opportunities.

The Nature Conservancy and Partners Begin Oyster Reef Construction in Pensacola's East and Blackwater Bays to Help Restore Oysters to the Region

Project supports the goals of the new oyster fisheries management plan
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PENSACOLA, Fla., June 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and partners announce the start of construction on the Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration Project to boost oyster populations in East and Blackwater Bays.

WSP Senior Manager Talks About How He Feels Included in the Workplace

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We stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community in celebrating Pride Month. WSP regions worldwide participate in the annual global observance so we can better understand each other’s experiences and help shape a world in which all people are welcomed and included. Here at WSP USA, we ask you to join us in celebrating the LGBTQ+ community through personal stories of accomplishments and insights.

Greening Future Flight

Planning holistically for electric aircraft, hydrogen aviation, and greater use of sustainable aviation fuel—to reduce aviation’s carbon footprint
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Technology continues to advance decarbonization efforts in aviation. Research and development toward low-emission and  zero-emission flight includes battery electric and hydrogen-fuel-cell technologies. Together with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), these technologies hold promise to deliver enduring solutions that address carbon-emissions reduction.

Finding the Infrastructure and Environment Nexus

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration initiative encourages practices that are rethinking traditional approaches, like the growing field of agrivoltaics.
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The success of the United Nations’ Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a major global initiative to halt and reverse ecosystem degradation and combat climate change, hinges on opportunities that infuse green restoration into all infrastructure work that intersects the environment.

WSP USA, a key participant advocating the UN initiative, works with clients to explore opportunities to combine environmental stewardship with modern aesthetic and functional design across a wide array of projects.

Going Green in Buildings and Urban Spaces

WSP USA's Gary Hamilton Elected to National Society of Black Engineers' Leadership Role

Motivated by disparities in COVID-19’s impact on communities of color, WSP USA senior vice president will serve as deputy director for nonprofit’s national healthcare innovation board.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 6, 2021 / 3BL Media/ — The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has elected WSP USA’s Gary Hamilton to serve as deputy director of its Healthcare Innovation Special Interest Group (HISIG) board.

Hamilton, senior vice president and Northeast region healthcare practice lead at WSP, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, is a long-time member of NSBE, a non-profit organization with more than 600 chapters and 24,000 active members in the U.S. and abroad.

WSP USA Wins Five ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

Grand Award presented for New York City’s Canarsie Tunnel rehabilitation; other honors include groundbreaking renovation of U.S. Open tennis center.
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NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Thursday, June 17, honored WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, with five Engineering Excellence Awards, including a Grand Award for the Canarsie Tunnel Sandy Rehabilitation and L Line Core Capacity Improvement project.

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