Posts Tagged: state&local

Why better public involvement in transport is needed

Rot-Grun Stau Vienna political poster about transportation This political poster illustrates why projects like GreenCityStreets are needed to help educate residents about sustainable transport and to provide them with a forum for suggesting and supporting good ideas. Why is this necessary? Because transportation is complicated and politicians try to make it seem simple. This illustrationRead… Read more »

The Big Sky State is Big on Arc-GIS

With 145,552 square miles of populated open land, Montana, aka the Big Sky State, has a lot to keep track of. Managing such a large spectrum of terrain is no simple task. This is why the fourth largest state in the US chose to pioneer a GIS-based statewide cadastral database. According to OMB’s Federal EnterpriseRead… Read more »

Nevada, New Jersey work to increase transparency

Tweet Nevada and New Jersey are moving forward on transparency. Nevada Governor Bill Sandoval signed a package of laws on Friday designed to increase transparency around hospital quality statewide. The new laws are designed to make more information available to the public about the quality of patient care, incident of infection and patient readmissions. NewRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: myCharlotte Mobile Application

Lots of cities are transforming their websites into mobile-ready versions or going with an app that makes it easier for citizens to get key information faster. I learned about Charlotte, North Carolina’s myCharlotte Mobile App a few weeks ago and wanted to learn more about it. So I reached out to GovLooper Shawn Proffitt toRead… Read more »