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Technology Helps Unsnarl Growing Traffic Congestion Problem
September 01, 2015 - As the economy improves, traffic congestion has grown worse, according to a recent survey. One cost-effective solution to the problem is technology.
Energy Efficiency Key to Helping States Address EPA’s New Clean Power Plan
August 31, 2015 - The National Association of State Energy Officials has released a working paper that recommends building energy codes and performance contracting as ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent.
Multi-State Public Assistance Fraud Pilot Shows Promise
August 26, 2015 - A consortium of five states were able to thwart cross-border, dual participation in the food stamp (SNAP) program by detecting fraud in real time.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Deploys a 311 System to Emulate
August 21, 2015 - The new system has transformed and vastly improved customer service in the city.
NYC Planning Department Revamps Census FactFinder App
August 19, 2015 - The app now facilitates custom geographic searches accessing the latest American Community Survey socioeconomic data.
Unified Security Approach Helps Florida City Improve Citizen Safety
August 11, 2015 - Lakeland, Fla., has managed to update and integrate its disparate surveillance and access control systems while avoiding significant upgrade costs.
The Energy of Water: How Much Do Water, Wastewater Companies Use?
August 07, 2015 - A recent survey has found that energy costs can represent 25 to 30 percent of total operation costs for water and wastewater utilities, but that some companies are making substantial progress in improving their energy and water efficiency.
App Helps Police Manage 'Gypsy Hill' Cold Case Murder Investigation
August 06, 2015 - South San Francisco's IT department created an app for the city's police department that helped officers visualize reports from the field while investigating a murder case from 1976.
7 Ways to Ensure a Successful IT Modernization
August 04, 2015 - The risks to holding onto legacy systems are many, but modernizing IT in any sector is not easy or cheap. These tips can help.
Kansas Latest to Implement Statewide Next-Gen 911
July 29, 2015 - The next-generation emergency communications system will be built in four phases over the next five years, and is expected to boost speed, security and reliability between PSAP operators, dispatchers and first responders.