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URISA Announces GIS Management Initiative

July 26, 2012 - in Projects

URISA has announced an important new initiative to develop a GIS Management Institute.  Greg Babinski, URISA President, made the announcement during a presentation at the 2012 Esri User Conference in San Diego.  The GIS Management Institute will build upon…

Esri Presents Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle with Making a Difference Award

July 24, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Esri today announced that the City and County of Honolulu was awarded one of the company’s annual Making a Difference Awards. Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle…

Mapping the Economic Power of Cities

July 23, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The urban world is shifting. Today only 600 urban centers generate about 60 percent of global GDP. While 600 cities will continue to account for the same…

London Metropolitan Police Invests in Laser Scanning Technology to Reduce Congestion

July 23, 2012 - in Projects, Transportation

Traffic congestion caused by collisions on London’s roads is set to be significantly reduced following the delivery of two additional state of the art laser scanners. Purchased by the Metropolitan Police the RIEGL laser scanners will be used to rapidly collect…

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…

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,…

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…

Oracle’s “Big Data, Bigger Opportunities” Report: Smart Grids Increase Utilities’ Data Collection 180x

July 11, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

Today Oracle announced the results of the "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities: Plans and Preparedness for the Data Deluge" research report, which surveyed 151 North American senior-level executives at utilities with smart meter programs in place to gauge: Perceptions…