Local governments showcase the newest parks and recreation gems.
- Written by Derek Prall
- 23rd July 2014
Local governments showcase the newest parks and recreation gems in a showcase of projects from across the country.
Ohio governor wants to ban local governments from regulating single-use plasticsThe pandemic has brought about a slew of new sanitation initiatives, including the discontinued use of reusable bags at many retail locations. Now that more is known about COVID-19 transmission, stores are once again allowing customers to bring their own bags, and cities are hitting play on their sustainability initiatives once again. Ohio Governor Mike […]
North Carolina city constructing innovative roundabout designConcord, N.C., is converting one of its intersections into a roundabout with an innovative, mini roundabout teardrop design. The intersection, which connects Spring St., Chestnut Dr. And Broad St., is heavily traveled, according to a city brochure for the roundabout. Construction is set to begin on Nov. 9, and will take about six months, according […]
Oregon city generates renewable energy from city pipe pressureHillsboro, Ore., is pioneering a new renewable energy generation technology through a partnership with InPipe Energy, a renewable energy and smart water technology provider. Announced on Oct. 14, the Hillsboro In-Pipe Hydroelectric Project uses the In-PRV, a smart water and micro-hydro system that converts surplus pressure from a city’s water pipeline into electricity, according to […]
A tale of two (kinds of) citiesThe year 2020 has revealed us as a nation divided – by race, politics and economic well-being. Here’s one more widening divide: clean energy. A new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) finds that several dozen U.S. cities are striding toward a clean-energy future – mandating energy efficiency, investing in renewable […]