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2019 Related News

Workshop for Sustainability Leaders
The ASCE’s International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) brings together scholars, engineering professionals, and policymakers around the world. This year, Los Angeles hosted the 2019 ICSI at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.  » Read More

November Bike Ride Event
As more people seek ways to avoid using cars unnecessarily and look for safe recreational and fitness opportunities, the need for dedicated bicycle facilities continues to grow. With that in mind, the ASCE Sustainability Committee hosted a bike ride on Saturday, November 2nd. » Read More

Envision and OC Streetcar Luncheon
On September 19th, the Sustainability Committee of ASCE Orange County Branch organized a luncheon at The Center Club in Costa Mesa focused on Envision with presenters from Brown and Caldwell, OCTA and HDR. » Read More

Invasive Plants Removal and Fire Resiliency
Orange County parks are in need of a major restoration effort because of the damages done by the recent fire. ASCE OC’s Sustainability Committee along with their Younger Member Forum (YMF), together organized an invasive plants removal and hike event in Santiago Oaks Regional Park on Saturday, June 1. » Read More

OC Streetcar Project Verified Envision Silver
The OC Streetcar project, managed by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), recently earned an Envision Silver rating for sustainable infrastructure. This is the 15th Envision-verified project in the state, and the first modern streetcar project in California to receive Envision recognition. » Read More

Bike Ride Event
ASCE Orange County Sustainability Committee held its first 2019 bike ride event on March 30. Thanks to all of the rainfall in the region over the winter season, the natural portion of the channel was covered with plants and flowers. The beautiful scenic ride made all of the bike pedalling down and up the road crossings worth it.  » Read More