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Civil Engineering Central

http://blog.civilengineeringcentral.com/

Civil engineers participating in any facet of the profession will find a ton of knowledge and opinion pieces on this site to whet their construction appetites on this important and recognized site. This is the official blog of a company whose aim is to link qualified civil engineers with posts that will satisfy their skill sets; that employment-minded lineage informs the blog, with most posts designed to help readers locate the most prime outlets for occupation.

Senior Transportation Engineer, Brighton, CO
over 3 years ago
Substation Design - Civil Engineer (New Grads Welcome!), Jackson, MI
over 3 years ago

Next American City

http://americancity.org/buzz/

Too many cities in the United States, as this blog might go on record believing, have been felled by poor design schemes, and a lack of attention paid to the environment and to the needs of the communities which they serve. Next American City is all about rectifying these gaps in socially responsible construction and architecture.

Philadelphia’s Public Spaces Could Get a $500 Million Makeover
by Kelsey E. Thomas over 1 year ago
Why Now Is the Time to Remake Economic Development
by Amy Liu | Op-Ed over 1 year ago

Bruin Planners

http://www.bruinplanners.com/

Most Americans will understand the term "Bruins" to refer to the official mascot of the University of California at Los Angeles, but readers of his blog will comprehend that it's these lovable brainiacs who are really representing the best of the institution. Students from the graduate program of urban planning collaborate on this site to voice their analyses and opinions of the civil engineering scene both in California and elsewhere.



Planetizen

http://www.planetizen.com/

This blog does a great job of reminding its readers that we all have a part to play in how our environments are constructed. It also alerts you to great signs of engineering progress.

D.C. Streetcar Began Service Saturday (Seriously!)
by Planetizen over 1 year ago
Gehry Partners Opens Up on Los Angeles River Progress
by Planetizen over 1 year ago

Project for Public Spaces

http://www.pps.org/placemaking/blog/

This blog concentrates on making ideal spaces for communities in ways that activate citizens, not tire them. Birmingham and Maine have been recent features.


Goodspeed Update

http://goodspeedupdate.com/

Blogger Rob is currently earning his Ph.D. from MIT, and is future bright light of the urban planning scene. His insights on his blog show someone who can do much good.

New Article on Key Questions for Civic Crowdfunding
by Rob Goodspeed almost 2 years ago
New Paper on Sketch Planning Tools
by Rob Goodspeed almost 2 years ago

National Journal: Transportation Experts Blog

http://transportation.nationaljournal.com/

The commendable publication fields a group of experts in civil engineering to analyze America's transport problems. Anyone concerned about getting about will enjoy this.




City Comforts

http://citycomfortsblog.typepad.com/

This blog looks to inject a bit of rationality into the rampant wave of mega-projects all over the world. The Middle East and East Asia are primary focuses.

Co-locate housing above surface parking at Northgate Library
by David Sucher over 1 year ago
Hi-Vis Hi-Style Clothing
by David Sucher almost 2 years ago

Planning Pool

http://planningpool.com/

Sorry, swimming hole fans; this blog is not about building a great place for you to lap. Rather, its about a pool, or group, of great thinkers in the CE community.


Civil Engineering Schools

http://www.civilengineeringschools.org/

Are you curious about potentially becoming a civil engineer? Visit this blog often to learn how to frame your education in a CE direction.