- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 14th January 2008
Lessons from the pandemic: Emergency sourcing of lifesaving equipmentBeing able to conceive and implement new procurement models in times of crisis requires resourcefulness, tenacity and teamwork.
Public safety needs a better way to triage emergency callsThe overarching goal of the public-safety community is to ensure that 911 callers receive the most appropriate emergency response as quickly as possible. Lives often are on the line in an emergency, and every second matters. Achieving a balance between sending the optimal response to an emergency and having it arrive as fast as possible […]
Important Considerations for Courthouse SpacesTwo important considerations when furnishing a courthouse space are universal design and technology. Universal Design Universal Design principles and goals provide a blueprint for the maximum inclusion of all people. The mission is to elevate the human experience in the courthouse by focusing on behavioral, social, physical, and emotional design aspects. This is so important […]
How Philadelphia is aiming for zero wasteThe city of Philadelphia has long collected data on city properties’ waste generation and leveraged it to improve waste management, but now it’s honing in on the commercial sector too, realizing this will be crucial to hitting Philly’s zero waste targets. Today it runs a voluntary program where both municipal and commercial operations do detailed […]