Burbank, Calif., Bus has contracted with Mountain View, Calif.-based Google to provide Web-based trip planning for bus riders.
New Jersey Transit has contracted with THE Partnership, a joint venture of New York-based Parsons Brinckerhoff, New York-based DMJM Harris and Douglasville, Pa.-based STV Group for the preliminary design of the Trans-Hudson Commuter Rail Tunnel Project. The Delaware Department of Transportation’s DART First State division also has contracted with Parsons Brinckerhoff to manage the Rideshare Delaware program. The Tennessee Department of Transportation has contracted with the company to conduct a feasibility study for a multimodal corridor improvements project. Redding, Calif., also has contracted with the company to manage construction of two bridges.
Scottsdale, Ariz., has contracted with Phoenix-based Ninyo & Moore to test soil for a road improvement project. Bullhead City, Ariz., also has contracted with the company to test construction materials and inspect the city’s East-West Corridor Project.
Newburyport, Mass., has contracted with New York-based Vollmer to design and manage the first phase of the city’s Clipper City Rail Trail.
Phoenix has purchased customer service software from Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle that will be used by the city’s Water Services and Public Works Departments. Also, the Philadelphia Housing Authority has purchased customer service software from the company.
Lancaster and Oakland, Calif., have purchased bill payment software from San Diego-based The Active Network.
Cheyenne, Wyo., has purchased requests-for-service management software from Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based GovPartner.
Redwood City, Calif., has purchased 40 automated parking pay stations for the city’s downtown from Burnaby, Canada-based Digital Payment Technologies.
Beach Park, Ill., has contracted with San Francisco-based Granicus to broadcast board meetings on the city’s Web site.
The Port of Long Beach, Calif., has contracted with Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based
LA Consulting to evaluate the port’s infrastructure maintenance operations, retrain port personnel and reconfigure its maintenance system.
The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in Los Altos, Calif.; Irvine, Calif.; the Truckee Meadows Water Authority in Reno, Nev.; and Volusia County, Fla., also have contracted with the company to evaluate maintenance and operations for the cities.
Henrico County, Va., Department of Information Technology Project Manager B.R. Carson has received the county’s Excellence in Public Service award for his work on the county’s E-911 service and other technology services.
The Calhoun County, Ala., Highway Department; Kidder County, N.D., Weed Control; and the Socorro, N.M. Soil and Water Conservation District have received Quality Vegetation Management Project Habitat Awards from Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based BASF.
Michigan City, Ind.-based air compressor manufacturer Sullair has received a Star rating, meaning its illness and injury rate is below the national average, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program for its headquarters facilities.
Detroit-based civil engineering firm Spalding DeDecker has received the Surveying Honorable Conceptor award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan and the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers for the company’s work on the Maumee River East Side Watermain Phase II project that provides water to Toledo, Ohio. The new tunnel had to connect perfectly with an existing shaft.
The San Diego Trolley Corporation has contracted with Reston, Va.-based Cernium and locally based Electro Specialty Systems to install a security video system on the city’s trolleys. Also, Seattle has contracted with Cernium to install a security video system on the city’s downtown Civic Campus.
The San Diego Police Department has purchased specialized cell phones from Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Palm that will allow officers to access license plate information, incident reports and criminal records from the field.
Harwich, Mass., has contracted with Foxborough, Mass.-based Kaestle Boos to build a 24,000-square foot police headquarters.
The Parker, Colo., Fire District has purchased a wireless locking system for its buildings from Carmel, Ind.-based Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies.
University Park, Texas; the Pasco County, Wash., Sheriff’s Office; the New Mexico Department of Public Safety; the Ada County, Idaho, Sheriff’s Office; Cumberland County, N.C., Sheriff’s Office; Moultrie, Ga.; Forsyth County, Ga.; Chatham County, Ga.; and Outagamie County, Wis., have purchased communications software from Montreal-based Radio IP.