More stories about International Public Works Congress & Exposition

  • Dancing With the Sweepers

    On Thursday, Sept., 13, actor and TV host John Ratzenberger stopped by the factory of Elgin Sweeper Co. in Elgin, Ill., to tape a segment for John Ratzenberger's Made in America.

  • Smart Sign Inventory Works for Nashville

    Session: A Sign of the Times? Nashville's Automated Sign Inventory with Donald Reid, right of way manager, Nashville; and Clifton Ogden, senior vice president, Civic Engineering and IT Inc., Nashville.

  • GIS-Based Asset Management Breeds Homers

    GIS-Based Management Solutions: Your "Easy Button": Justin Gough, president, NovotX LLC, Clearfield, Utah.

  • Cities Speed Project Delivery by Self-Certifying

    . The key to getting your hands on Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) money is to circumvent the feds as much as possible.

  • Public, Private Utilities in Eight States Form Mutual-Aid Network

    . To ensure residents get drinking water and wastewater continues to be treated, utilities in California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas have agreed to share employees, resources, and equipment during emergencies

  • Florida City Uses Performance Deficits to Drive Performance Management

    Performance deficits force public works departments to prioritize their performance-measurement efforts. If your council cut you loose—i.e., jumped on the performance-management wagon without providing direction—avoid wasting time and energy by focusing on projects that improve quality of life in...

  • Live—again—from the APWA Show

  • A Dollar of Prevention = $1000 of Cure

    It's never easy to explain to constituents why a tree that appears to be healthy must be removed. Even if that tree is dying.

  • Clean Sweep

    Session: Clean Roads to Clean Air Program.Toronto's transportation coordinator explained how the city replaced its traditional mechanical sweepers with "dustless" regenerative-air sweepers, which remove fine road dust and smog-causing particulate matter.

  • APWA Calls for Increased Transportation Funding and Safety

    The APWA SAFETEA-LU Reauthorization Task Force approved a position statement Monday encouraging U.S. legislatures to preserve and enhance federal investment in surface transportation programs.