Communications http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en GPN Industry Insights: Communication technology http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/gpn-industry-insights-communication-technology <div class="field-deck"> Q&A with Dave George, chief engineer and president of Pryme Radio Products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dave George, chief engineer and president of Pryme Radio Products, explains how public sector professionals can best do business with the communications industry.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/gpn-industry-insights-communication-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/gpn-industry-insights-communication-technology#comments Communications Products at Work Telecommunications Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:04:00 +0000 82431 at http://americancityandcounty.com Lessons in emergency alerting for active shooter incidents http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/lessons-emergency-alerting-active-shooter-incidents <div class="node-body blog-body">Thomas Crane, senior solutions consultant at communication technology provider Everbridge, explains how agencies can best use emergency notification systems during active shooter emergencies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/lessons-emergency-alerting-active-shooter-incidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/lessons-emergency-alerting-active-shooter-incidents#comments Communications Viewpoints Wed, 27 Jun 2018 19:19:00 +0000 82411 at http://americancityandcounty.com Wildfires offer gut check on your emergency communications strategy http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/wildfires-offer-gut-check-your-emergency-communications-strategy <div class="node-body blog-body">Daniel Graff-Radford, chief product officer of critical communications company OnSolve, explains how officials and agencies can use emergency mass notification systems to prepare and manage communications during wildfires and other emergencies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/wildfires-offer-gut-check-your-emergency-communications-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/wildfires-offer-gut-check-your-emergency-communications-strategy#comments Communications Viewpoints Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:13:00 +0000 81321 at http://americancityandcounty.com The rural connection http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/rural-connection <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Seybold </div> <div class="field-deck"> FirstNet is offering rural communities opportunities to connect digitally </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet is offering rural communities opportunities to connect digitally.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/rural-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/rural-connection#comments Communications Broadband Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:53:00 +0000 80891 at http://americancityandcounty.com A case study in community engagement: Ensuring safety at the 2017 Presidential Inauguration http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/case-study-community-engagement-ensuring-safety-2017-presidential-inauguration <div class="node-body blog-body">Everbridge Senior Solutions Consultant Thomas Crane explains the strategies D.C. government agencies used in working with federal government agencies to ensure safety at President Trump's inauguration and the Women's March.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/case-study-community-engagement-ensuring-safety-2017-presidential-inauguration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/case-study-community-engagement-ensuring-safety-2017-presidential-inauguration#comments Communications Viewpoints Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:05:00 +0000 76511 at http://americancityandcounty.com Governments buy new equipment, technology to deal with impending snow http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow <div class="node-body article-body">Winter is coming, and cities, counties and states across the U.S. are buying more snow-removal equipment and using technological means to bolster their snow removal programs and related public communications. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow#comments Communications Roadways Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:14:00 +0000 74911 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A Buffalo, N.Y. neighborhood after a snowstorm. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Snowfalo.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Crisis communications in public entities http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/crisis-communications-public-entities <div class="node-body blog-body">Crisis consultant James Haggerty describes the importance of crisis communications planning among public entities and how to create the best plan.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/crisis-communications-public-entities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/crisis-communications-public-entities#comments Communications Viewpoints Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:51:00 +0000 73261 at http://americancityandcounty.com Nextdoor app connects local police to residents to bolster public safety efforts http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/nextdoor-app-connects-local-police-residents-bolster-public-safety-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">Hundreds of cities across the U.S. are partnering with an app called Nextdoor to help make their residents aware of public safety news in the area.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/nextdoor-app-connects-local-police-residents-bolster-public-safety-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/nextdoor-app-connects-local-police-residents-bolster-public-safety-efforts#comments Communications Mobile Mon, 23 May 2016 21:05:00 +0000 71331 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police cruiser. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Indianapolis_Metropolitan_police_cruiser_2.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> NLC names Bluelight and Ride Report as top city tech solutions in contest http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/nlc-names-bluelight-and-ride-report-top-city-tech-solutions-contest <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The National League of Cities (NLC) recently announced the two winners of its Multi-City Innovation Campaign &ndash;&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Bluelight">Bluelight</span>, a mobile 911 app, and Ride Report, a smartphone app that collects and analyzes bike data, both efforts to will help cities partner with tech innovators to solve civic challenges.</p></div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/nlc-names-bluelight-and-ride-report-top-city-tech-solutions-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/nlc-names-bluelight-and-ride-report-top-city-tech-solutions-contest#comments Communications Health & Welfare GIS & GPS Mobile Smart Cities Mon, 16 Nov 2015 22:36:00 +0000 68301 at http://americancityandcounty.com Smart-cities, indoor-coverage education opportunities coming soon http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/smart-cities-indoor-coverage-education-opportunities-coming-soon <div class="field-byline"> Stacey Orlick </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American City & County’s sister brand, International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has two upcoming webinars on smart cities and wireless indoor coverage.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/smart-cities-indoor-coverage-education-opportunities-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/smart-cities-indoor-coverage-education-opportunities-coming-soon#comments Communications Broadband Finance GIS & GPS Government Security Roadways Smart Cities Fri, 13 Nov 2015 21:55:00 +0000 68271 at http://americancityandcounty.com