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Safe Software Adds Support For ArcGIS 10.1 and AutoCAD Map 3D 2013

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Safe Software, makers of FME and the leaders in spatial data transformation technology, today announced the release of FME 2012 Service Pack 3 (SP3), which features compatibility with Esri’s newly released ArcGIS 10.1 and support of Autodesk’s 2013 version…

City of Oakland Selects Accela Cloud Platform to Boost Efficiency, Transparency, Ease of Access

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Accela, Inc. announced that the City of Oakland, Calif., has awarded the Bay Area-based company a more than $3.5 million contract to deploy Accela Automation…

CMAP Report Highlights Need for Coordinated Rail Infrastructure Policies in Chicago

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Transportation

A new report by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning calls for strategic public-private partnerships for infrastructure, innovation, and workforce…

EADS Astrium Selects Picarro for London Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measurement Pilot

July 21, 2012 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Picarro, Inc. today announced that it has been selected by EADS Astrium and a consortium of scientific organizations as the sole provider of in situ instruments for measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in London, England during the 2012 Olympic Games.…

Understanding Where City Residents Prefer to Live

July 19, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects

How much does affordability of neighborhood influence your decision about where to live? If home price wasn't an issue, would you prefer to live in a more location-efficient neighborhood? These and other questions form the basis of this study designed to examine…

Siemens Demonstrates Innovation on Security and Safety for Cities

July 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Security

The Siemens Building Technologies Division will demonstrate numerous innovations in the area of security and fire safety at the leading international trade show for security, which takes place from September 25 to 28, 2012 in Essen, Germany. The products,…

Arlington Updates Online GIS Map with SimpliCITY Mapping

July 17, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects

As part of the Arlington’s ongoing effort to improve service delivery to residents, the Town is pleased to announce the update of its online GIS mapping service to SimpliCITY Mapping by PeopleGIS. SimpliCITY Mapping offers a more intuitive user interface,…

US and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement With the City Of Chattanooga

July 17, 2012 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General announced today a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with the city of…

ICLEI Releases Green Business Challenge App for Cities

July 17, 2012 - in Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA has released the Green Business Challenge App, a powerful and customizable web application that now allows any city, town, or county to launch a friendly competition among its business community to save money,…

GGP Software Addresses New Town Planning

July 17, 2012 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

Gazetteer Management Software from GGP Systems is helping a Leicestershire Council communicate plans for a proposed new town. In a second round of consultation for New Lubbesthorpe, Blaby District Council has used GGP NGz software to help prepare more than…