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  • Building Soccer Fields at Rail Stations to Create Compelling Community Spaces

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    Connecting communities through transit, soccer, and leadership training. StationSoccer is a program run by an Atlanta not-for-profit, Soccer in the Streets. The organization provides free soccer programs for underserved youth in ...

    Public Private Partnership
    Public Transit
  • Sherman, TX one-stop dashboard to measure progress of community revitalization initiative

    Sherman, TX, USA

    After decades of implementing software with limited reporting and an inability to communicate with other department's solutions, Sherman, Texas, undertook a project to centralize data from each department, the county, the federal ...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Federal grants
    Manager of Community Services
  • Central Arkansas Water increases leak detection efficiency by 400%

    Little Rock, AR, USA

    Central Arkansas Water (CAW) is a progressive water utility that already had a well-managed system, but it knew that more could still be done to identify and fix leaks faster, thereby containing water rates for customers. CAW incr...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
  • Employing Intelligent Watershed Technology to Reduce CSOs & Achieve Capital Savings

    South Bend, IN, USA

    The South Bend Department of Public Works utilized BLU-X, Xylem's distributed real-time decision support system consisting of smart sensors and actuators that track available conveyance capacity to better understand the realities ...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Federal grants
    Department of Public Works
  • Customizable Platform Empowers Permitting & Licensing Staff

    Cambridge, MA, USA

    After years of working with a traditional permitting vendor, Cambridge became frustrated with software bugs and limited control. The City began looking to nimble, cloud-based solutions and selected ViewPoint Cloud—going live short...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Information Technology
  • Building a Smarter Sewer System to Reduce Overflows in Greater Cincinnati

    Cincinnati, OH, USA

    To keep sewage mixed with stormwater out of waterways during rain events, Metropolitan Sewer District built a smarter sewer system that costs less than any other solution. Using sensors and computers, we can now monitor and redire...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD)
  • 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
    City Manager's Office of Resilience
  • LED Upgrades + Attendance, Encinitas Schools

    Encinitas, CA, USA

    Encinitas Union School District is piloting LED technology to quantify energy savings (and resulting financial savings) and to better understand non-energy benefits of LED technology, including impacts on student attendance.

    Performance Contracting
    Innovative Finance
    Savings as a Service
    School District
  • Enhanced wireless pre-5G mobile broadband network using advanced RF planning tool for the City of San Jose

    San Jose, CA, USA

    The City of San Jose was able to design an enhanced wireless mobile broadband network using new technologies, innovative automatic tools and GIS data to facilitate the operational deployment on field.

    Public Private Partnership
  • Using online workflow tools to improve digital services, efficiency, and compliance

    Santa Monica, CA, USA

    Santa Monica uses the CityGrows cloud platform to bring their workflows (permit and license processes) online. Moving off of paper increases efficiency, compliance, and constituent and staff satisfaction. Constituents complete pro...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Taxes & User Fees
    City of Santa Monica, Department of Transportation, Mobility and Street Services Divisions
  • Using Data to Increase Recycling & Engage Residents

    Buffalo, NY, USA

    This project is significantly increasing recycling tonnages and reducing waste by utilizing readily available city data streams, industry-first data analytics, and a normative messaging outreach campaign engaging city residents wi...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Taxes & User Fees
    Utility rates
    Department of Public Works: Refuse and Recycling
  • Temporary housing for victims of natural disasters

    Texas City, TX, USA

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, AARP was trying to find housing for older citizens in Louisiana, Texas, and Florida. Working with AARP, Silvernest conducted outreach, matched homeowners with victims and waived fees for thos...

    Public Private Partnership
    Not a local government but AARP Louisiana
  • Ewart Avenue Stormwater iPond: Controlling Runoff in the Cloud

    Beckley, WV 25801, USA

    The iPond is an intelligent stormwater management project, developed in response to a persistent problem of roadway flooding and property damage in Beckley, West Virginia. Beckley Sanitary Board (BSB) partnered with Opti to retrof...

    General Fund/Existing Public Funds
    Beckley Sanitary Board
  • Creating protective infrastructure to reduce coastal risk, enhance aquatic habitat, and foster social resilience

    Staten Island, NY, USA

    Located off the southernmost point in New York City, Living Breakwaters is an innovative resilient infrastructure designed to reduce coastal risk, enhance aquatic ecosystems, and foster access, education, and stewardship. The proj...

    Federal grants
    State and local grants
    NY Governor's Office of Storm Recovery w/ support from NYC Mayor’s Office and Dpt of Parks and Recreation
  • Fremont East Entertainment District Driverless Shuttle

    Las Vegas, NV, USA

    The all-electric, self-driving shuttle offers free rides for people to experience autonomous transportation in a real-world environment. The shuttle is the country’s first autonomous shuttle to be fully integrated with “smart-city...

    Public Private Partnership
    Public Works; Information Technologies; City Management