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  • How Performance Analytics Made Maplewood's City Strategic Plan Sticky

    Maplewood, MN, USA

    While Maplewood is proudly home to sticky-note manufacturer 3M, the city’s performance management system needed to make strategic goals stickier than Post-It Notes™. City leaders deployed Envisio to manage their strategic plan, tr...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    City Manager’s Office
  • 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
  • How Ashdod Used AI to Re-Build Public Trust

    Ashdod, Israel

    Ashdod, Israel, is implementing a smart, green, public Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) that initially caused friction between City Hall and residents. The City used Zencity to understand and address resident concerns, which helped ...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
  • Impact of Proper Maintenance of Combined Sewer Overflow System on Flooding in the City of Camden

    Camden, NJ, USA

    The proper operation and maintenance of Camden’s sewer system is an important component of its efforts to mitigate CSOs and flooding. The results are instructive for those seeking low-cost technology-based controls for reducing th...

    Utility rates
  • City of Milwaukee using green infrastructure for STEM education in middle schools

    Milwaukee, WI, USA

    The City of Milwaukee sponsored STEMhero as a curriculum for local schools. STEMhero recruited teachers who implemented the approximately month-long curriculum in their general middle school science classrooms. Students collected,...

    Grants
    State and local grants
    Public Works
  • Retain Your Rain

    Norfolk, VA, USA

    Retain your rain seeks to engage residents in a city-wide systemic approach to stormwater management by encouraging the use of small-scale green infrastructure on their properties. This reduces the amount of water that goes into t...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Grants
    City Manager's Office of Resilience
  • The First Environmental Impact Bond: DC Water's Quest to Finance Green Infrastructure

    Washington, DC, USA

    In partnership with DC Water, Quantified Ventures closed the first Environmental Impact Bond (EIB), a Pay For Success transaction, in 2016. This financing mechanism allowed DC Water to share the performance risk of their green inf...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Environmental Impact Bond
    Public Works (DC's water utility)
  • City of San Antonio Sustainability Plan Project

    San Antonio, TX, USA

    The City of San Antonio Office of Sustainability worked closely with KLA to create a sustainability plan that was informed by extensive community engagement and best available science. These efforts resulted in an interactive sus...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Office of Sustainability
  • Safer roads with the conversion of 6,800 roadway lights to LED technology

    Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

    Upgrade of 6,800 HID roadway lighting luminaires with high luminous efficacy LED technology of up to 130 lm/W, to improve road safety and public safety in 68 locations, among them: major city roads, bridges or junctions, and the c...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Utility rates
    Department of Municipal Public Services
  • Washington State DOT Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

    Washington, USA

    WSDOT is launching a pilot program to strengthen and expand the West Coast Electric Highway network by deploying electric vehicle (EV) fast charging infrastructure along highway corridors in Washington state.

    Grants
    State and local grants
    Washington State Department of Transportation
  • Greenhouse Gas Inventory used to inform Implementation of Climate Action Plan

    Palo Alto, CA, USA

    City of Palo Alto's rigorous accounting practices and communication plans integrated into its Sustainability and Climate Action Plan helped each city department identify opportunities to reduce fuel and energy costs to increase ef...

    State and local grants
    City Department of Environment
  • Reducing CSOs with Adaptive Control Technology

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Philadelphia Water Department installed continuous monitoring and adaptive control (CMAC) technology in stormwater retention basin to control runoff in real-time and reduce combined sewer overflows.

    Grants
    Philadelphia Water Department
  • Transforming a downtown identity through urban creek restoration and connective multi-modal corridor design.

    Lexington, KY, USA

    Town Branch Commons is a hybrid park network, multi-modal trail system, and water filtration landscape designed to connect Lexington’s rural and urban communities and reinvigorate the downtown. Begun as a competition in 2013 and c...

    Public Private Partnership
    Federal grants
    State and local grants
    Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Executive Committee
  • 2nd Street park for brownfield redevelopment and stormwater management

    Perth Amboy, NJ, USA

    2nd Street Park manages stormwater to improve water quality, is resilient to coastal flooding, and provides creative solutions to capping contaminated soils and activating underutilized sites.

    State and local grants
    General obligation bond
    Revolving loan funds
    City of Perth Amboy, Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
  • Water Conservation Home Makeover at Chollas Creek

    San Diego, CA, USA

    This pilot project provides water conservation ‘home makeovers’ to 50 low income homes in Encanto, a disadvantaged community in San Diego County. The project includes retrofits and personalized landscaping, as well as outreach inc...

    State and local grants
    Integrated Regional Water Management Group (includes City of San Diego, San Diego County Water Authority)