Posts Tagged: utah

Project of the Week: Clear the Air Utah – Drive Less, Breathe Better!

Last week, Andre Blackman reported on an initiative in Salt Lake City called “Clear the Air.” Truth be told, he beat me to the punch! I had interviewed Kate Lilja just a few weeks prior and couldn’t wait to post this Project of the Week…and Andre’s post affirmed the fact that this is an effortRead… Read more »

SLVHD & UPHA Join Forces “On The Hill”

Today Salt Lake Valley Health Department and the Utah Public Health Association spent the day “On The Hill”, speaking to Utah House Representatives about public health bills in the 2011 General Session. With my microphone in hand, I was lucky enough to speak to both supporters and sceptics of bills such as HB 102 ElectronicRead… Read more »

The Herriman Fire: Another Example of Social Media in an Emergency

Yesterday afternoon I noticed an extraordinary amount of smog in the air and suspected that there must be another wildfire in the western part of the county, not an unusual event during August and September. What did become extraordinary was the size of this fire and the proximity to Utah neighborhoods. The next twelve hoursRead… Read more »

Hokie Guru (Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports!!) – Who’s Gonna Burst the Bowl Championship Series Bubble?

Face, govies… we all love the litte guy… Everyone cheers for David… And that’s why we love college football!! Here are six non-Bowl Championship Series (BCS) teams that you, the college football fan, should cheer for this year: 1.) Boise State – Clearly, the class of the class of the non-BCS teams. In ten years,Read… Read more »

How to design for .gov

Like this … Sample Twitter reaction ‘IT ROCKS!’ I am reminded of the Mac o/s interface though :] (which, woods’n’trees, apparently hadn’t crossed their minds). Immediately appealing, the just redesigned utah.gov site has very strong usability – this was the central aim of the redesign. Behind the scenes it makes use of – I thinkRead… Read more »