Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Cost recovery data tool gets an update and upgrade http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cost-recovery-data-tool-gets-update-and-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has just launched an update to its Cost Recovery product.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cost-recovery-data-tool-gets-update-and-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cost-recovery-data-tool-gets-update-and-upgrade#comments Finance Fleets Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:14:00 +0000 78721 at http://americancityandcounty.com Aging infrastructure: how municipalities can make smart upgrades with community support http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/aging-infrastructure-how-municipalities-can-make-smart-upgrades-community-support <div class="node-body blog-body">Stantec Principal Engineer Paul Marshall explains the assets municipalities can leverage when upgrading infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/aging-infrastructure-how-municipalities-can-make-smart-upgrades-community-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/aging-infrastructure-how-municipalities-can-make-smart-upgrades-community-support#comments Facilities Viewpoints Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:05:00 +0000 78701 at http://americancityandcounty.com South Carolina community gets city-wide infrastructure upgrades http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/south-carolina-community-gets-city-wide-infrastructure-upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">Beaufort, S.C., is partnering with Johnson Controls to complete a citywide performance infrastructure and conservation project that’s expected to generate $5.4 million in savings over 15 years.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/south-carolina-community-gets-city-wide-infrastructure-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/south-carolina-community-gets-city-wide-infrastructure-upgrades#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:32:00 +0000 78651 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: an aerial view of Beaufort, S.C.</p> Government demand for drones will soar through 2025 (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/government-demand-drones-will-soar-through-2025-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">The Freedonia Group predicts that drone shipments to government will rise from 1,400 units in 2015 to 9,030 units in 2025. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/government-demand-drones-will-soar-through-2025-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/government-demand-drones-will-soar-through-2025-related-video#comments Fleets Public Safety Public Works Technology Public Safety Public Works Technology Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:31:00 +0000 78641 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A close-up of DJI&#39;s Inspire 1 Quadcopter.</p> Students design street sweeper wrap in Kansas http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/students-design-street-sweeper-wrap-kansas <div class="node-body article-body">An Elgin Pelican street sweeper in Kansas now features an environmentally themed wrap that was designed by some fifth-grade students at New Stanley Elementary School. The students were the winners in a sweeper wrap design contest. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/students-design-street-sweeper-wrap-kansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/students-design-street-sweeper-wrap-kansas#comments Products at Work Fleets Public Works Public Works Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:12:00 +0000 78581 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The newly wrapped Pelican sweeper bears the slogans &ldquo;YOUR Small Steps WILL Save the Environment,&rdquo; and &ldquo;Throw YOUR Trash Away The CORRECT Way!&rdquo; Nicolas &ldquo;Alex&rdquo; Rincon, Diego Heraldez Dessens and Julian Bush, fifth-grade students at New Stanley Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., developed the winning design for the Elgin Pelican sweeper wrap.</p> Durable truck body handles multiple tasks http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">The Aluminum Landscape body from Crysteel is suited for landscaping, groundskeeping, refuse/waste hauling tasks and recycling applications. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks#comments Fleets Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:30:00 +0000 78531 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: the Aluminum Landscape body from Crysteel. Available options include full cab shield, bolt-on pull out ladder kit, pull tarp and plastic fenders.</p> You gotta believe http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/you-gotta-believe <div class="node-body blog-body">Americans have to believe that its infrastructure is critical to our country’s future. If they don’t, we will be driving on the road to nowhere with nobody in our rear view mirror.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/you-gotta-believe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/you-gotta-believe#comments Public Works Viewpoints Mon, 10 Jul 2017 23:03:00 +0000 78441 at http://americancityandcounty.com Cooperative agreement offers abundant choices for playground gear http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-agreement-offers-abundant-choices-playground-gear <div class="field-deck"> Contract simplifies acquiring fitness gear and related items </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two global vendors, GameTime and KOMPAN, have won a U.S. Communities cooperative contract for playground equipment, outdoor fitness equipment, site accessories, surfacing and related products and services.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-agreement-offers-abundant-choices-playground-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-agreement-offers-abundant-choices-playground-gear#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Strategic Sourcing Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:20:00 +0000 78321 at http://americancityandcounty.com 4 kinds of power available with truck-mounted generators (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/4-kinds-power-available-truck-mounted-generators-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">HIPPO Multipower truck-mounted generators provide hydraulic, air, electric and welding power wherever it’s needed.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/4-kinds-power-available-truck-mounted-generators-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/4-kinds-power-available-truck-mounted-generators-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Fleets Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:04:00 +0000 78221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The HIPPO Multipower Hurricane truck-mounted unit.</p> Information and planning software gives transit riders needed information http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-and-planning-software-gives-transit-riders-needed-information <div class="node-body article-body">Clemson Area Transit (CAT) in Clemson, S.C., uses the TransLoc transportation technology platform to give riders access to important real time information about their rides.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-and-planning-software-gives-transit-riders-needed-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-and-planning-software-gives-transit-riders-needed-information#comments Products at Work Public Transit Public Works Technology Technology Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:38:00 +0000 78191 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows a customer using the TransLoc Rider mobile transit app that provides system riders with convenient updates.</p>