Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en The operations and maintenance incentive for future builds and renovations of U.S. airports http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/operations-and-maintenance-incentive-future-builds-and-renovations-us-airports <div class="node-body blog-body">Frank Rapoport, chief strategy advisor for the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure, explains the importance of keeping up operations and maintenance on aging U.S. airports</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/operations-and-maintenance-incentive-future-builds-and-renovations-us-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/operations-and-maintenance-incentive-future-builds-and-renovations-us-airports#comments Facilities Viewpoints Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:10:00 +0000 82361 at http://americancityandcounty.com Civil disability http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/civil-disability <div class="field-deck"> As midterm elections approach, the U.S. Department of Justice is enforcing improved polling place accessibility in jurisdictions across the country </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As midterm elections approach, the U.S. Department of Justice is enforcing improved polling place accessibility in jurisdictions across the country.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/civil-disability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/civil-disability#comments Facilities Health & Welfare Tue, 05 Jun 2018 22:55:00 +0000 82181 at http://americancityandcounty.com NLC report: Majority of municipal leaders consider economic development and infrastructure key issues this year http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/nlc-report-majority-municipal-leaders-consider-economic-development-and-infrast <div class="node-body article-body">A recent report from the National League of Cities (NLC) shows that economic development, infrastructure and budgets weigh heavily on the minds of many city leaders across the country.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/nlc-report-majority-municipal-leaders-consider-economic-development-and-infrast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/nlc-report-majority-municipal-leaders-consider-economic-development-and-infrast#comments Economic Development Finance Public Works Wed, 30 May 2018 17:17:00 +0000 82131 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1,5_und_10_Dollarnoten.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Ohio governor: all public roads to be open for autonomous vehicle testing http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/ohio-governor-all-public-roads-be-open-autonomous-vehicle-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Ohio Governor John Kasich signed an executive order on May 9 that allows autonomous vehicles to be tested on any public Ohio road. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/ohio-governor-all-public-roads-be-open-autonomous-vehicle-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/ohio-governor-all-public-roads-be-open-autonomous-vehicle-testing#comments Cloud Computing Roadways Thu, 10 May 2018 19:37:00 +0000 81961 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Ohio Governor John Kasich. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Kasich_(25516763921).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> More filming on public transportation could boost bottom lines for local governments http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/more-filming-public-transportation-could-boost-bottom-lines-local-governments <div class="node-body blog-body">Jenna Fortunati, a research communications intern at transportation demand management firm Mobility Lab, explains the benefits that filming public transit can bring. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/more-filming-public-transportation-could-boost-bottom-lines-local-governments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/more-filming-public-transportation-could-boost-bottom-lines-local-governments#comments Public Transit Viewpoints Wed, 09 May 2018 19:20:00 +0000 81951 at http://americancityandcounty.com A forgotten consequence of transition to single-stream recycling in states with container deposit laws http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/forgotten-consequence-transition-single-stream-recycling-states-container-deposit-laws <div class="node-body blog-body">Aman Luthra, an assistant professor of anthropology and sociology at Kalamazoo College, explains how single-stream recycling systems impact those who survive by redeeming empty containers for money.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/forgotten-consequence-transition-single-stream-recycling-states-container-deposit-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/forgotten-consequence-transition-single-stream-recycling-states-container-deposit-laws#comments Waste Viewpoints Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:47:00 +0000 81791 at http://americancityandcounty.com Learning to share http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share <div class="field-deck"> The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share#comments Economic Development Public Transit Housing Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:11:00 +0000 81771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Photo courtesy of Lyft.</p> San Francisco escalates scooter skirmish http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/san-francisco-escalates-scooter-skirmish <div class="node-body article-body">Last week the San Francisco public works department impounded dozens of the personal motorized vehicles. This comes only two weeks after three companies – Lime, Bird and Spin – deployed fleets of scooters across the city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/san-francisco-escalates-scooter-skirmish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/san-francisco-escalates-scooter-skirmish#comments Roadways Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:51:00 +0000 81671 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://www.bird.co/">Bird.</a></p> How U.S. cities can finance resilient and equitable infrastructure http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-us-cities-can-finance-resilient-and-equitable-infrastructure <div class="node-body blog-body">Infrastructure finance expert Jen Mayer explains how cities can finance resilient and equitable infrastructure, even if the federal infrastructure program doesn't bring in much cash. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-us-cities-can-finance-resilient-and-equitable-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-us-cities-can-finance-resilient-and-equitable-infrastructure#comments Housing Roadways Viewpoints Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:52:00 +0000 81561 at http://americancityandcounty.com White streets in LA combat the 'heat island' effect http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/white-streets-la-combat-heat-island-effect <div class="node-body article-body">In an effort to cool the city, Los Angeles is experimenting with painting some of its streets white.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/white-streets-la-combat-heat-island-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/white-streets-la-combat-heat-island-effect#comments Roadways Mon, 26 Mar 2018 18:40:00 +0000 81361 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Photo courtesy of GuardTop.</p>