Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Multiple cities clip Bird's wings http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/multiple-cities-clip-birds-wings <div class="node-body article-body">Several cities are pushing back against Bird, an on-demand electric scooter app. The company thinks its vehicles will solve first- and last-mile transportation issues, but many municipalities want regulatory framework in place before adopting the service.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/multiple-cities-clip-birds-wings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/multiple-cities-clip-birds-wings#comments Roadways Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:35:00 +0000 82871 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via Bird.</p> Counties face hurdles in working with states to fund bridge repairs http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/counties-face-hurdles-working-states-fund-bridge-repairs <div class="node-body article-body">Counties are struggling to repair deteriorating bridges on their own, and obtaining state funds requires overcoming major obstacles. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/counties-face-hurdles-working-states-fund-bridge-repairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/counties-face-hurdles-working-states-fund-bridge-repairs#comments Roadways Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:12:00 +0000 82851 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Kemp Avenue Bridge in Watertown, S.D. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kemp_Avenue_Bridge,_Watertown_South_Dakota,_May_2017.jpg" target="_blank">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> New York City caps ridesharing licenses for one year, passes other rideshare-related bills http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-york-city-caps-ridesharing-licenses-one-year-passes-other-rideshare-related <div class="node-body article-body">New York has become the first major U.S. city to cap the number of ridesharing vehicles that can operate within its limits.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-york-city-caps-ridesharing-licenses-one-year-passes-other-rideshare-related" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-york-city-caps-ridesharing-licenses-one-year-passes-other-rideshare-related#comments Economic Development Roadways Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:45:00 +0000 82821 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An Uber and Lyft-marked&nbsp;car. Image via <a href="https://www.gettyimages.com/license/1007905058">Getty Images</a>.</p> West Hollywood city council urges removal of President Trump’s Walk of Fame star http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/west-hollywood-city-council-urges-removal-president-trump-s-walk-fame-star <div class="node-body article-body">The West Hollywood, Calif., City Council has called for the removal of President Donald Trump’s star from the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame. The only issue is, council doesn’t have the authority to remove the star. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/west-hollywood-city-council-urges-removal-president-trump-s-walk-fame-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/west-hollywood-city-council-urges-removal-president-trump-s-walk-fame-star#comments Roadways Administration Wed, 08 Aug 2018 19:30:00 +0000 82791 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Buskers on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Image via <a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/45/Hollywood_Walk_of_Fame.jpg/800px-Hollywood_Walk_of_Fame.jpg" target="_blank">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Managing transportation http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/managing-transportation <div class="field-deck"> As more on-demand travel options become available, cities’ transportation networks are evolving </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As more on-demand travel options become available, cities’ transportation networks are evolving. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/managing-transportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/managing-transportation#comments Public Transit Fri, 27 Jul 2018 20:20:00 +0000 82701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Autonomous shuttles like the one pictured above will help make urban transportation systems seamless in the coming years.</p> Industry Insights: Masonry http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/industry-insights-masonry <div class="field-deck"> Q&A with John Cicciarelli, director of structural masonry sales for Echelon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">John Cicciarelli, director of structural masonry sales for Echelon, provides some insights into how governments can best do business with the masonry industry.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/industry-insights-masonry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/industry-insights-masonry#comments Construction Facilities Products at Work Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:36:00 +0000 82681 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>John Cicciarelli,&nbsp;director of structural masonry sales for Echelon.</p> Investing in transportation will move America forward http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/investing-transportation-will-move-america-forward <div class="node-body blog-body">John Barton, DOT market sector leader and senior vice president for infrastructure solutions firm HNTB, explains some approaches that local governments can take to improve their transportation systems while ensuring that every dollar is spent effectively on the priorities of greatest value. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/investing-transportation-will-move-america-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/investing-transportation-will-move-america-forward#comments Public Transit Roadways Viewpoints Mon, 02 Jul 2018 21:07:00 +0000 82481 at http://americancityandcounty.com Stormwater's new look http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/stormwaters-new-look <div class="field-deck"> Innovative projects beautify large areas while mitigating stormwater damage and educating the public </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovative projects beautify large areas while mitigating stormwater damage and educating the public.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/stormwaters-new-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/stormwater/stormwaters-new-look#comments Parks & Recreation Stormwater Wed, 27 Jun 2018 19:34:00 +0000 82421 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Dubuque, Iowa&#39;s creek restoration project has reduced flash flooding while giving residents adjacent multi-use trails, a public orchard and more.</p> 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