GIS & GPS http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6636/more en Indiana city's controversial online overdose map modified following numerous complaints http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/indiana-citys-controversial-online-overdose-map-modified-following-numerous-complaints <div class="node-body article-body">Sharing information with the public is an important function of any government. But sometimes, that information may be too personal to share. Such was the case when Bloomington, Ind.. officials began tracking opioid overdose deaths online through a map that pinpoints the addresses of overdose victims within city limits</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/indiana-citys-controversial-online-overdose-map-modified-following-numerous-complaints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/indiana-citys-controversial-online-overdose-map-modified-following-numerous-complaints#comments Health & Welfare GIS & GPS Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:38:00 +0000 82541 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Houses on College Avenue in Bloomington, Ind. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:College_Avenue_North_324-330_in_Bloomington,_Apartment_Row.jpg" target="_blank">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Smarter responses http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/smarter-responses <div class="field-byline"> Ryan Lanclos </div> <div class="field-deck"> A new location intelligence tool is paving the way for next generation mutual aid response </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new location intelligence tool is paving the way for next generation mutual aid response.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/smarter-responses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/smarter-responses#comments GIS & GPS Fri, 30 Mar 2018 20:32:00 +0000 81451 at http://americancityandcounty.com American City & County's 2017 Crown Communities Awards http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/american-city-countys-2017-crown-communities-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Each year American City & County honors new impactful and innovative public projects that communities across the nation completed with the Crown Community awards. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/american-city-countys-2017-crown-communities-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/american-city-countys-2017-crown-communities-awards#comments Economic Development Green Building Fire GIS & GPS Housing Law Enforcement Bonus Content Wed, 03 Jan 2018 17:09:00 +0000 80561 at http://americancityandcounty.com Driving big data http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/driving-big-data <div class="field-deck"> By helping local governments work smarter, telematics systems are saving time, money and lives </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By helping local governments work smarter, telematics systems are saving time, money and lives.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/driving-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/driving-big-data#comments Fleets GIS & GPS Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:53:00 +0000 80051 at http://americancityandcounty.com Mapping addiction http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/mapping-addiction <div class="field-byline"> Richard Leadbeater </div> <div class="field-deck"> How GIS can be a powerful tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GIS can be a powerful tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/mapping-addiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/mapping-addiction#comments Smart Communities GIS & GPS Smart Cities Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:14:00 +0000 77281 at http://americancityandcounty.com There's an app for that http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/theres-app <div class="field-deck"> GIS-enabled city apps spark citizen engagement and internal improvements </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GIS-enabled city apps are sparking citizen engagement and giving way to internal improvements.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/theres-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/mobile/theres-app#comments GIS & GPS Mobile Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:28:00 +0000 74721 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Sugar Land, Texas&rsquo; app allows residents to monitor real-time traffic, report public works issues and access city information.</p> Deere equipment gets advanced grade control technology (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/deere-equipment-gets-advanced-grade-control-technology-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">John Deere is building on its lineup of SmartGrade crawler dozers with the integration of the machine control offering on the 750K and 850K models.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/deere-equipment-gets-advanced-grade-control-technology-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/deere-equipment-gets-advanced-grade-control-technology-related-video#comments Fleets Fleets GIS & GPS Public Works Technology Technology Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:37:00 +0000 73891 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>in the photo: The John_Deere_JD_850K&nbsp;crawler dozer with SmartGrade technology.</p> How your community's green footprint can impact our future http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-your-communitys-green-footprint-can-impact-our-future <div class="node-body blog-body">Commercial and government contracts manager Chris Thomas tells how GIS technology can help protect and conserve the green aspects of communities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-your-communitys-green-footprint-can-impact-our-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-your-communitys-green-footprint-can-impact-our-future#comments Green Building GIS & GPS Viewpoints Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:04:00 +0000 73631 at http://americancityandcounty.com Keating Report: Mid-year 2016 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 2 http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Governments are investing in greenspace and GIS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rochester Hills, Mich.’s Mayor Bryan Barnett discusses the city’s efforts to develop a new regional destination, Riverbend Park. Governments are also increasing their investments in geographic information systems.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-2#comments Economic Development GIS & GPS Finance Parks & Recreation Fiscal Management GIS & GPS Parks & Recreation Public Works Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:53:00 +0000 72801 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows a concept design for a crescent overlook above the Clinton River at Riverbend Park in Rochester Hills, Mich.</p> Grant program aims to improve mobile government http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/grant-program-aims-improve-mobile-government <div class="node-body article-body">Geographic information system provider Esri is teaming up with spatial measurement instrument manufacturer Leica Geosystems. The firms are partnering on the Smart Communities Innovation Challenge. The contest will start accepting project proposals from governments on Aug. 15.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/grant-program-aims-improve-mobile-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/grant-program-aims-improve-mobile-government#comments GIS & GPS GIS & GPS Human Resources Smart Cities Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:20:00 +0000 72491 at http://americancityandcounty.com