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  • San Bernardino Police Digitize Community-Oriented Policing Services

    San Bernardino, CA, USA

    The San Bernardino Police Department offered common services to residents via the city’s website but the services were not mobile friendly or easily accessible. Now, using a mobile app, the police department can offer the city's 2...

    Federal grants
    Lieutenant Michele Mahan, Emergency Operations
  • Geelong foreshore receives Smart City upgrade to improve safety and declutter public spaces

    Geelong VIC, Australia

    With an annual population growth rate of 2.5% and a need to update outdated infrastructure, the City of Greater Geelong used funding from the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program to build a smart city network, modernizing outdated inf...

    Innovative Finance
    Federal grants
    Design-Build-Operate-Maintain Contracts
    Smart City Department
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    Upgrading aging, underfunded water infrastructure in rural county

    Mariposa, CA 95338, USA

    Mariposa County needed a long-term solution to improve the county's aging water & wastewater infrastructure. They implemented a plan to reduce O&M costs, employ facilities managers & justify rate increases for residents in rural a...

    Federal grants
    County Manager
  • How Small Town, Manitou Springs Quickly Pivoted from Paper to Digital

    Manitou Springs, CO 80829, USA

    At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, like many cities, Manitou Springs, CO had to temporarily close its City Hall doors. Leveraging its existing infrastructure, the city rapidly migrated its paper forms to online submissions so ...

    Federal grants
    Public Information and Engagement Officer
  • Public Health prioritized with Online Water Quality Contamination Warning System

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    To sustain clean, high quality drinking water to 1.6M customers, Philadelphia Water wanted to ensure affordable, customer-oriented service delivery & enhance regional watersheds. A Water Security initiative integrated multiple dat...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Federal grants
  • Success with DDOT's parkDC: Penn Quarter/Chinatown Parking Pricing Pilot

    Washington, DC, USA

    The parkDC pilot sought to use sensors, artificial intelligence, pricing, and real-time information to make parking easier and reduce congestion in part of downtown Washington, DC. Due to the success of the pilot, DDOT is currentl...

    Grants
    Federal grants
    State and local grants
    DDOT, FHWA
  • Resident feedback guides Bloomington to address COVID-19 budget impacts, saving $390,000

    Bloomington, MN, USA

    Bloomington leaders want to protect residents from the spread of COVID-19, while also helping the economy. And, with limited ability to engage in person, it is both a struggle and necessity to connect with residents. Bloomington’s...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Federal grants
    Outreach and Engagement
  • Mobile air quality monitoring van equips city with data to enact policy & infrastructure change

    Boston, MA, USA

    Tufts University in collaboration with 5 community-based organizations and support from Harvard School of Public Health and Beth Israel Hospital, conducted a study to assess the association between exposure to air pollutants eman...

    Federal grants
    Metropolitan Area Planning Council & Boston Public Health Commission
  • Using Green Infrastructure to Build Stormwater Farm that Combats Flooding and Revitalizes Community

    Peoria, IL, USA

    Peoria's Well Farm transforms vacant land in one of the US' poorest zip codes into a working farm that combats flooding. Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) reduces sewer overflows while simultaneously addressing key community p...

    Federal grants
    Chief Innovation Officer & Department of Public Works
  • Hoboken's NW Resiliency Park to Solve Community Flooding, Parking and Limited Park Space Challenges

    Hoboken, NJ, USA

    After Superstorm Sandy flooded Hoboken, the city decided to redevelop a 6.1 acre former industrial site into a dual use parking and storm water retention facility topped with green infrastructure and community park space, deliveri...

    Taxes & User Fees
    Federal grants
    Revolving loan funds
    Mayor's Office