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National Infrastructure Development Bank Act Introduced

July 1, 2013 - in Financial, Maintenance, Projects

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the National Infrastructure Development Bank Act. The bill would create and fund a public bank to leverage public and private dollars for meritorious infrastructure projects of national or regional significance.…

North Carolina Chooses the Carbon Project to Develop an Online Cadastral Data Exchange

July 1, 2013 - in Corporate

The Carbon Project today announced it has been selected by the State of North Carolina, Office of Information Technology Services for a contract to develop…

New Online Tool Helps Predict Hurricane-Induced Coastal Change

July 1, 2013 - in Emergency, Planning, Projects

The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first time in two U.S. Geological…

3-GIS to Give Presentations and Demonstrate New Product Features at the Esri International User Conference

July 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

3-GIS, a GIS software development company based in Decatur, Alabama will exhibit in booth 2008 at the Esri International User Conference July 9-11 in San Diego, California. This is the 7th year 3-GIS has attended the Esri UC and the 2nd year to attend as a…

San Francisco Moves Forward on Eco-District Plan

July 1, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

San Francisco has been moving forward with a plan around eco-districts — essentially, sustainability plans that operate at the neighborhood scale. They have looked at different eco-district models. The San Francisco Planning Department has been especially…

Building a Smarter Honolulu with Transparency and Citizen Involvement

June 28, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

A city that evokes the image of a high-rise skyline in the middle of paradise, Honolulu, Hawaii has recently been undergoing a technological transformation. In November 2011, the Center for Digital Government recognized Honolulu as the top digital city in…

Pole Star Adds Crowdsourcing Technology to Indoor Location Market

June 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Projects

Pole Star, the pioneer and world leader in indoor location technology, unveiled today ‘automatic crowdsourcing’, the next generation of its indoor location solution NAO Campus, capable to crowdsource and reference RF access point data to quickly and remotely…

Esri Joins Global In-Location Alliance

June 27, 2013 - in Corporate

Esri announced that it has joined the worldwide In-Location Alliance. Esri joins a growing number of companies that have come together to drive innovation and market adoption of high-accuracy indoor positioning and related services. Esri will help to define…

ULI Statement on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

June 27, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

Below is a statement from Urban Land Institute (ULI) Chief Executive Officer Patrick L. Phillips regarding President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which the president outlined during a June 25 speech at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. ULI (www.uli.org)…

Charter of the New Urbanism Book Released

June 27, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

The original Charter for the New Urbanism, published in book form in 1999, was a groundbreaking document aimed at reclaiming cities and towns from the destructive force of suburban sprawl. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest environmental, economic, and…