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Washington State Repeat-Winner, South Carolina Flat Bottom: 2014 Public Spaces Cleanliness

Started by SteveWonder Apr 9. 0 Replies

South Carolina ranked bottom-worst, while Washington lead state governments (since 2011, for the second consecutive time!) in widespread quality of public-property cleanliness, as revealed by the…Continue

Tags: accidents, vehicle-debris, Carolina, USA, dirtiest

Sustainability and Asphalt Pavements

Started by T. Carter Ross Apr 17, 2013. 0 Replies

Thanks to the use of recycled materials in asphalt pavements saved taxpayers more than $2.2 billion dollars during the 2011 paving season. That's just one of the findings in a new survey of…Continue

Tags: roads, DOT, highways, asphalt

Asphalt Pavement Technical Conference - Dec. 5-6 in Salt Lake City

Started by T. Carter Ross Oct 2, 2012. 0 Replies

The National Asphalt Pavement Association and FHWA are organizing a technical conference focused on innovations in asphalt pavement materials and technologies that can help in designing, specifying,…Continue

Tags: conference, pavement, transportation

Mileage Based Road Fees

Started by Henry Brown Jun 17, 2012. 0 Replies

Interesting commentary from the DC.Streets blog:Getting Over the Privacy…Continue

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Comment by Steve Cottle on November 28, 2012 at 10:20am

Modernizing Regional Airport Leads to Cost Savings and Happy Travelers: http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/modernizing-regional-airport-...

Comment by Steve Cottle on September 12, 2012 at 9:45am

Code for America discusses their newest app for Detroit: TextMyBus http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/text-my-bus-transit-info-for-...

Comment by Steve Cottle on August 28, 2012 at 9:56am

Hear how one Sammies finalist is improving transportation one black-box at a time (via the DorobekINSIDER): http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/sammies-finalist-improving-tr...

Comment by Steven Polunsky on June 6, 2012 at 8:44am

Thank you, Carl. I also livestreamed it (my first, and it's obvious) at http://www.justin.tv/stevenpolunsky/b/320450184 where I learned I need to invest in a wireless lavalier microphone. I put all the reference material URLs in the slide notes on Slideshare, but I must have missed a step because it stripped out all my carriage returns.

Comment by Carl Webb on June 6, 2012 at 3:14am

2012 Traffic Safety Conference

SAVING LIVES: Nothing's more important

June 4-6, 2012

Crowne Plaza San Antonio Riverwalk
111 E. Pecan St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
(888) 623-2800

http://tti.tamu.edu/conferences/traffic-safety12/

Comment by Carl Webb on June 6, 2012 at 3:13am
Comment by Steven Polunsky on June 5, 2012 at 9:43am

I'm giving a presentation on Best Practices in Public Sector Social Media at the Texas Statewide Traffic Safety Conference. I'll post it on SlideShare.net as well.

Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on June 5, 2012 at 9:31am

Could transportation planners use the iPhone Waze app more effectively to untangle pesky and predictable traffic snarls? Candace muses:

http://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/are-there-better-waze-to-improv...

Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on August 8, 2011 at 8:55am

Fascinating idea - these pod cars at Heathrow airport that are replacing shuttles:

http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/taking-heathrow-s-pod-cars-fo...

Comment by Pam Broviak on July 21, 2011 at 11:02pm

This week, I had the opportunity to attend one of the regional meetings discussing the Every Day Counts initiatives focusing on streamlining project delivery. You can find a summary of our day here:

http://www.publicworksgroup.com/blog/2011/07/edcmidwestsummitreport/

 

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