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Gavin Newsom's New Book Highlights Open Government Data and the Cloud

February 11, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

California's digital lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom has just released a new book called "Citizenville" where he extolls the benefits of greater collaboration with citizens through open data and cloud computing. The book embraces the empowerment of citizens…

Gavin Newsom’s New Book Highlights Open Government Data and the Cloud

February 11, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

California's digital lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom has just released a new book called "Citizenville" where he extolls the benefits of greater collaboration…

Leica Geosystems Call for Papers for “HxGN LIVE 2013” International Conference

February 11, 2013 - in Announcement, Projects

Leica Geosystems is seeking presentations for its sessions at HxGN LIVE 2013, formerly known as “Hexagon Conference”, to be held 3-6 June 2013, at…

MIT Gets New Head of Urban Studies and Planning

February 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning

In January, Eran Ben-Joseph took over as the head of SA+P’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, succeeding Amy Glasmeier who is stepping down after four years in the post to focus on teaching and research. A professor of landscape architecture and…

New Report Looks at the Economic Value of Wetlands for their Services

February 8, 2013 - in Projects, Wastewater, Water

Flood control, storm resistance, carbon sequestration, water filtration and biodiversity conservation are just a few of the ecosystem services wetlands provide to people. These wetlands are inextricably linked to human health and world economies as our drinking…

Queens University of Charlotte Adds Living Wall to New Science and Health Building

February 7, 2013 - in Projects

Founded in 1857, Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co-ed university located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The university serves approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students. To meet growing needs it has undertaken the construction of…

Autonomous Snowplow Competition Winners Announced

February 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance

The Institute of Navigation (ION) Satellite Division held its third Annual ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition January 24-27, 2013 at Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota as part of the 127th Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Sponsored by The ION Satellite…

Ohio Sewer Survey Maps 1,824 Manholes

February 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Water

KS Associates, a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, has completed a major assignment for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD). KS Associates performed a significant role in the completion of the Interceptor Surveying…

EPA Provides Tools for Sustainable Communities

February 6, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a first-of-its kind report showing how low-income, minority and tribal communities can apply smart growth land use and development strategies to create healthy communities, spur economic growth…

Sidwell Awarded Esri ArcGIS For Local Government Specialty Designation

February 5, 2013 - in Corporate

The Sidwell Company was recently designated by Esri as an ArcGIS for Local Government Specialty Partner. This designation recognizes partners who demonstrate subject matter expertise in the local government marketplace who work closely with Esri and its user…