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RTA Announces $5 Million Grant for New Canal Street Ferry Terminal

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans announced that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) $5 million in grant funding to develop a new, state-of-the-art ferry terminal at the end of…

New Orleans Receives a $2 Billion Settlement from FEMA for post-Hurricane Katrina Reconstruction

December 14, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Stormwater

Last week, New Orleans' Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced a $2 billion settlement from FEMA to fix the city's deteriorating interior streets and the sewer…

New Orleans Heritage Preserved with  Pointfuse 3D Models

Shepperton Studios, Jan. 27, 2015—Laser  scanner modelling software from Arithmetica is helping to preserve some of New  Orleans’ oldest and most historically…

GE Foundation Commits $1.5 Million to Support New Orleans Water Management Skills Development

October 2, 2014 - in Corporate, Water

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Oct. 1, 2014—The GE Foundation announced today a $1.5 million grant to help fill the advanced manufacturing and water management skills gap in New Orleans. This grant will support Delgado Community College’s ongoing efforts to train certified…

GIS-Pro 2014 Featured Speakers Revealed

May 30, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate

URISA is pleased to announce the featured keynote speakers participating at GIS-Pro 2014, September 8-11, in New Orleans. GIS-Pro attendees will learn how to inspire citizen and local government collaboration; how to use GIS to support informed decision-making…

URISA Issues Call for Presentation Proposals for GIS-Pro 2014 in New Orleans

December 10, 2013 - in Announcement, Projects

URISA is now accepting presentation proposals for GIS-Pro 2014: URISA's 52nd Annual Conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 8-11, 2014. The focus of GIS-Pro 2014 is “Leveraging Spatial Technology to Support Sustainable and Resilient Communities”. …

NOLA Utilizes Everbridge Geo-Targeting Capabilities for Map-Based Emergency Notifications

November 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Everbridge, a leading provider of critical communication solutions, delivers geo-targeting capabilities for the City of New Orleans (NOLA), a popular tourist hub that hosts thousands of visitors annually for Mardi Gras season and other major events. During…

Vast Defenses Now Shielding New Orleans

June 15, 2012 - in Emergency, Water

Nearly seven years after flood waters from Hurricane Katrina gushed over New Orleans, $14.5 billion worth of civil works designed to block such surges is now in place — a 133-mile chain of levees, flood walls, gates and pumps too vast to take in at once,…