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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…

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…

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…

Gehry Technologies Creates an Online BIM Collaboration from a Project Perspective

July 17, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Gehry Technologies (GT), a spin-off of Gehry Partners since 2002, has created a web-based 3D file management and project collaboration platform purpose-built for AEC professionals. The system incorporates project management and and building information modeling…

Determining the Economic Feasibility of Offshore Wind Farms

July 16, 2012 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Palisade’s risk analysis software, @RISK, has been selected by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, ECN (www.ecn.nl/), to determine whether offshore wind farms are financially viable from an operation and maintenance perspective. A key issue for…

USDA Announces Smart Grid Funding For Rural Electric Co-ops

July 16, 2012 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that rural electric cooperatives and utilities in 15 states will receive loan guarantees to make improvements to generation and transmission facilities and implement smart grid technologies. "Maintaining…

Robots and Lasers Document Philadelphia's Underground Infrastructure

Center City in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a confluence of transportation, shopping, business, and government agency activity, with several multilevel spaces (including underground) within a few blocks. The City of Philadelphia is committed to encouraging…