Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Smarter networks make smarter airports http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/smarter-networks-make-smarter-airports <div class="node-body blog-body">Nokia Aviation Program Practice Lead Richard van Wijk explains why modern communication networks are essential to airports.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/smarter-networks-make-smarter-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/smarter-networks-make-smarter-airports#comments Facilities Viewpoints Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:27:00 +0000 79621 at http://americancityandcounty.com Data prophets http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/data-prophets <div class="field-byline"> Trey Clark </div> <div class="field-deck"> Predictive data analytics will make fleets better and cities smarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Predictive data analytics will make fleets better and cities smarter.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/data-prophets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/data-prophets#comments Fleets Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:28:00 +0000 79401 at http://americancityandcounty.com One car family: the next frontier in transportation http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/one-car-family-next-frontier-transportation <div class="node-body blog-body">Nick Helmholdt, acting director of comprehensive Planning at the Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission, explains why supporting one car families is important for local governments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/one-car-family-next-frontier-transportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/one-car-family-next-frontier-transportation#comments Roadways Viewpoints Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:24:00 +0000 79251 at http://americancityandcounty.com Go here for residual value projections http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/go-here-residual-value-projections <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has released the third annual Residual Values Report.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/go-here-residual-value-projections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/go-here-residual-value-projections#comments Contracts Fleets Finance Fleets Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:39:00 +0000 79211 at http://americancityandcounty.com Denver secures $1.8 billion public-private partnership for airport http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/denver-secures-18-billion-public-private-partnership-airport <div class="node-body article-body">A redeye Denver city council session led to the approval of a $1.8 billion contract to transform Denver International Airport.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/denver-secures-18-billion-public-private-partnership-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/denver-secures-18-billion-public-private-partnership-airport#comments Facilities Privatization & Outsourcing Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:30:00 +0000 79161 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Denver International Airport. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Denver_-_International_(DEN_-_KDEN)_AN0478508.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Information platform speeds airport credentialing process http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process <div class="node-body article-body">The OnBase enterprise information platform has helped streamline the Customs and Border Protection application process at the Houston (Texas) Airport System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process#comments Facilities Products at Work Security & Fire Control Public Works Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:05:00 +0000 79121 at http://americancityandcounty.com Why BIM, why now http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-bim-why-now <div class="node-body blog-body">Microdesk President and CEO Michael DeLacey explains building information modeling's advantages in design and construction.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-bim-why-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-bim-why-now#comments Facilities Cloud Computing Viewpoints Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:21:00 +0000 79071 at http://americancityandcounty.com Propane mowers enable Florida county to cut more with less http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less <div class="node-body article-body">The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is maintaining more of its green space with less fuel and maintenance since switching from gasoline to propane mowers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less#comments Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0000 79061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo show grounds maintenance crews operating the Miami-Dade County propane mower fleet.</p> Compressed natural gas-fueled vehicles on the rise in city fleets http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/compressed-natural-gas-fueled-vehicles-rise-city-fleets <div class="node-body article-body">Cities and their transportation partners are rolling out CNG-fueled buses and other vehicles in their fleets.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/compressed-natural-gas-fueled-vehicles-rise-city-fleets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/compressed-natural-gas-fueled-vehicles-rise-city-fleets#comments Fleets Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:51:00 +0000 79001 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A U.S. Navy base CNG fueling station. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_Navy_050817-N-8544C-003_Photographer%27s_Mate_3rd_Class_David_Didier_utilizes_the_base_refueling_facility_to_refuel_a_government_vehicle_with_compressed_natural_gas_(CNG).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Device takes workspace to the next level http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level <div class="node-body article-body">The Pro Plus series from VARIDESK is suited for any public sector workspace. It’s a height-adjustable solution.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Technology Technology Wed, 02 Aug 2017 22:21:00 +0000 78951 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Pro Plus series from <a href="https://www.varidesk.com/" target="_blank">VARIDESK.</a></p>