Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Chuckhole repair system uses waste tires to stabilize road base (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/chuckhole-repair-system-uses-waste-tires-stabilize-road-base-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Use Pothole Terminator to repair persistent potholes.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/chuckhole-repair-system-uses-waste-tires-stabilize-road-base-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/chuckhole-repair-system-uses-waste-tires-stabilize-road-base-related-video#comments Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:15:00 +0000 76861 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A view of the Pothole Terminator system as it repairs persistent potholes.</p> Equipment data vendor offers new tool to value assets http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/equipment-data-vendor-offers-new-tool-value-assets <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has unveiled the EquipmentWatch application program interface.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/equipment-data-vendor-offers-new-tool-value-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/equipment-data-vendor-offers-new-tool-value-assets#comments Finance Fiscal Management Fleets Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Public Works Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0000 76811 at http://americancityandcounty.com Paperless, automated system simplifies registering for recreation activities in Virginia http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">Loudoun County, Va., is using a Laserfiche enterprise content management system to make it easier for residents to register for a variety of recreation activities. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia#comments Products at Work Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Technology Technology Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:20:00 +0000 76701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Loudoun County families waiting to register their kids for programming provided by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services before the county used Laserfiche to create an online form and automate the process. The paperless system has helped reduce or eliminate registration lines.</p> Keating Report: 2017 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 2 http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> In Madison, Wis., the mayor says it’s time for Congress and the Trump administration to help cities repair crumbling infrastructure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Madison, Wis., Mayor Paul Soglin says cities need help on repairing infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2#comments Economic Development Federal Finance Public Works Public Works Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:32:00 +0000 76681 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: One of Gebhardt Development&#39;s projects that was recently completed along E. Washington Ave. in Madison, Wis.</p> Revamped website reflects reshaped community in San Marcos, Calif. http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/revamped-website-reflects-reshaped-community-san-marcos-calif <div class="node-body article-body">The redesigned city website in San Marcos, Calif., has seen a big increase in visitors and page-views. El Segundo, Calif.-based Vision developed the city's new site.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/revamped-website-reflects-reshaped-community-san-marcos-calif" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/revamped-website-reflects-reshaped-community-san-marcos-calif#comments Products at Work Public Works GPN Administration Public Works Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:10:00 +0000 76661 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Above: The screenshot above shows the San Marcos site after the site redesign. The screenshot below in the text shows the San Marcos site before the site redesign.</p> Transit leaders advocate for federal transit investment on eve of budget proposal http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/transit-leaders-advocate-federal-transit-investment-eve-budget-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">President Trump is expected to unveil a budget outline by mid-March, and transit leaders across the country are advocating for transit investments as part of the president’s previously proposed $1 trillion infrastructure package. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/transit-leaders-advocate-federal-transit-investment-eve-budget-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/transit-leaders-advocate-federal-transit-investment-eve-budget-proposal#comments Public Transit Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:48:00 +0000 76621 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Trains at the Caltrain Bayshore&nbsp;Station. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bayshore_Station_3226_14.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Water jetter efficiently cleans sewers (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Use the SuperJet truck-mounted jetter to clean municipal and residential sewer lines.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video#comments Fleets Public Works Public Works Water Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:42:00 +0000 76611 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The SuperJet truck-mounted jetter. Use it to clean municipal and residential sewer lines.</p> Governments get needed maintenance supplies through cooperative contract http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/governments-get-needed-maintenance-supplies-through-cooperative-contract <div class="field-deck"> National contract provides comprehensive MRO products and services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities has awarded a national cooperative contract for maintenance, repair, operating supplies, industrial supplies and related products and services (MRO).</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/governments-get-needed-maintenance-supplies-through-cooperative-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/governments-get-needed-maintenance-supplies-through-cooperative-contract#comments Buildings & Facilities Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Public Works Strategic Sourcing Public Works Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0000 76531 at http://americancityandcounty.com America's critical infrastructure is crumbling http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/americas-critical-infrastructure-crumbling <div class="node-body gallery-body">The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its new 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, which graded America's infrastructure based on 16 system categories.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/americas-critical-infrastructure-crumbling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/americas-critical-infrastructure-crumbling#comments Public Works Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:20:00 +0000 76561 at http://americancityandcounty.com Automated system brings efficiencies to municipal towing operations http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/automated-system-brings-efficiencies-municipal-towing-operations <div class="node-body article-body">With the AutoReturn system, cities can automate the entire life cycle of a tow, from the dispatch request to storage and retrieval.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/automated-system-brings-efficiencies-municipal-towing-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/automated-system-brings-efficiencies-municipal-towing-operations#comments Products at Work Fleets Public Safety Public Safety Public Works Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:32:00 +0000 76481 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows an AutoReturn vehicle lot near San Francisco in Daly City, Calif.</p>