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- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 29th October 2008
Tags: Public Works & Utilities
American City & County’s 2020 Crown Communities AwardsProjects nominated for American City & County's annual Crown Communities Awards are judged on uniqueness, short- and long-term value to the community and effective/innovative financing.
2020 Crown Communities winner: Rock Hill, S.C.'s My RideRock Hill, S.C.’s My Ride project is a great example of how a city can solve multiple issues with one innovative project. My Ride is an all-electric, fare-free, fixed-route bus system that operates within Rock Hill (pop. 75,000). Seven electric buses ferry passengers over four routes that span across major corridors in the city. The […]
How small cities are tackling lead service line replacement“We move Heaven and earth,” says Montana Birt. A transplant from Georgia, Birt is a pastor in a local church in Thorp, Wisc., the smallest of cities with a population of just more than 1,600. His more earthly endeavor, however, involves digging up and replacing lead pipes that threaten to poison his neighbors’ water in […]
Six tips for making sure your dispatch is doing all the right movesPlanning, design, construction, maintenance and waste disposal are a few aspects public works departments deal with daily. It seems like a great deal of specialized work and reporting because it absolutely is. And all of it routed through a dispatch center. Without the right tools in place, a dispatcher cannot keep things running smoothly. Nor […]