Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Gallery: Catalogs and brochures for products that help governments get the job done http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done <div class="node-body gallery-body">Learn about new products for governments in the catalogs and brochures presented in this gallery. The products help governments complete tasks, improve the appearance of public facilities and accomplish other functions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done#comments Buildings & Facilities Public Safety Public Works Strategic Sourcing Technology Public Safety Public Works Technology Mon, 22 May 2017 20:49:00 +0000 77751 at http://americancityandcounty.com Tow device helps safely move dumpsters http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/tow-device-helps-safely-move-dumpsters <div class="node-body article-body">The WasteCaddy dumpster tow aids in moving dumpsters. The unit also helps prevent injuries to workers who are moving the dumpsters.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/tow-device-helps-safely-move-dumpsters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/tow-device-helps-safely-move-dumpsters#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Worker Safety Public Works Administration Public Works Mon, 22 May 2017 15:24:00 +0000 77721 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The WasteCaddy dumpster tow aids in moving dumpsters. The battery-powered dumpster mover can easily handle waste containers that weigh thousands of pounds, according to the manufacturer, <a href="http://www.djproducts.com" target="_blank">DJ Products</a>.</p> Technology improves driver safety and cuts costs through effective monitoring http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/technology-improves-driver-safety-and-cuts-costs-through-effective-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office in Washington state has installed a Telogis telematics device on each of the agency's 160 patrol vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/technology-improves-driver-safety-and-cuts-costs-through-effective-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/technology-improves-driver-safety-and-cuts-costs-through-effective-monitoring#comments Fleets Products at Work Fleets Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Thu, 18 May 2017 20:44:00 +0000 77681 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A cruiser in the Snohomish County, Wash., Sheriff&rsquo;s Office fleet.</p> A growth market: Sit-stand workstations and standing desks (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/growth-market-sit-stand-workstations-and-standing-desks-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Ergotron’s Wellness Manager, Betsey Banker, offers her thoughts on the value of standing desks and related products in the workplace.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/growth-market-sit-stand-workstations-and-standing-desks-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/growth-market-sit-stand-workstations-and-standing-desks-related-video#comments Facilities Office Equipment Human Resources Worker Safety Technology Technology Wed, 17 May 2017 15:12:00 +0000 77651 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: An Ergotron sit-stand workstation in use in an office environment.</p> Cities enact rules requiring gender-neutral restrooms in municipal buildings http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/cities-enact-rules-requiring-gender-neutral-restrooms-municipal-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Cities across the country are enacting rules to designate city facility restrooms as gender-neutral.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/cities-enact-rules-requiring-gender-neutral-restrooms-municipal-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/cities-enact-rules-requiring-gender-neutral-restrooms-municipal-buildings#comments Facilities Tue, 16 May 2017 22:35:00 +0000 77641 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A sign for a gender neutral restroom in San Diego International Airport. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:All_gender_restroom_sign_San_Diego_airport.jpg">Wikimedia&nbsp;Commons</a>.&nbsp;</p> App enables passengers to keep tabs on bus location http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location <div class="node-body article-body">Olean, N.Y., has partnered with Passio Technologies to install an automated vehicle-tracking platform on the Olean Area Transit System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location#comments Fleets Products at Work Fleets Public Transit Technology Technology Mon, 15 May 2017 18:40:00 +0000 77621 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The screenshot shows the Olean Downtown Circulator on the SmartTraxx app.</p> New industry standard for equipment valuation http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/new-industry-standard-equipment-valuation <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch now offers Orderly Liquidation Values (OLV) for construction, lift and access, and agricultural equipment as part of its existing values solution.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/new-industry-standard-equipment-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/new-industry-standard-equipment-valuation#comments Finance Fleets Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Public Works Mon, 15 May 2017 14:59:00 +0000 77591 at http://americancityandcounty.com Bold lighting makes California garage a highly visible landmark http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/bold-lighting-makes-california-garage-highly-visible-landmark <div class="node-body article-body">A county parking garage in San Diego has a distinctive architectural lighting scheme from Acclaim Lighting.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/bold-lighting-makes-california-garage-highly-visible-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/bold-lighting-makes-california-garage-highly-visible-landmark#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Products at Work Green Sustainability Thu, 11 May 2017 18:24:00 +0000 77561 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A nighttime view of the Cedar and Kettner parking garage illumination project in San Diego.</p> Waste cart design speeds material flow http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow <div class="node-body article-body">The 35-gallon Edge is a two-wheel residential waste container. The unit's design maximizes material flow.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow#comments Material Handling Green Waste Sustainability Tue, 09 May 2017 17:56:00 +0000 77521 at http://americancityandcounty.com Four tips for municipalities and agencies as they position infrastructure projects for federal funding http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-tips-municipalities-and-agencies-they-position-infrastructure-projects-federal-funding <div class="node-body blog-body">Attorney Fred Springer explains how local governments can best position their infrastructure projects for President Trump's infrastructure investments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-tips-municipalities-and-agencies-they-position-infrastructure-projects-federal-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-tips-municipalities-and-agencies-they-position-infrastructure-projects-federal-funding#comments Public Works Viewpoints Tue, 02 May 2017 21:45:00 +0000 77431 at http://americancityandcounty.com