Graffiti Removal

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    Community

     
  • Street Lighting Innovations

    Technical advances ensure safety and dark sky compliance

     
  • It's All in the Hand

    Choosing a handheld computer for GIS data collection

     
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    Diy Gis

    A small department in a small town uses Microsoft Access and Google Earth to quickly and cheaply build a GIS database.

     
  • Counties Collect Conservation Honors

     
  • Bird Control

    Fourteen ways to (humanely) block, bedevil, and otherwise banish feathered pests.

     
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    Breaking down the barriers

    Three Southeastern communities morph street centerline projects into interdepartmental and, in some cases, intergovernmental asset management programs.

     
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    West Nile clampdown

    A technology-driven abatement program limits the spread of disease.

     
  • Graffiti Busters Get Tough on 6-year-old 'Criminal'

    The blight costs Big Apple businesses and government millions of dollars annually, but after a recent collar in Brooklyn, citizens and officials are wondering if the rules are too tough.

     
  • Understanding satellite-positioning technology

    This glossary sheds light on how unique Albuquerque's new GPS system—the first government-owned system with tri-constellation capability—is.

     
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    GPS on steroids

    Mesa del Sol is the first large-scale application of Albuquerque's Real Time Global Navigation Satellite System—GNSS—Network (ARTGN), the world's first government-owned, triple-constellation-capable, real-time GPS network.

     
  • Guerrilla gardeners produce green graffiti

     
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    Pinpoint accuracy

    Much like a mapping program that gives you the wrong driving directions, the privately owned Jacksonville (Fla.) Electric Authority was finding that many of its electric, water, and sewer services were incorrectly mapped.

     
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    Sewer systems inventoried

    The historic city of Alexandria, Va., is abandoning its outdated hard-copy utility maps in favor of up-to-date sanitary, storm, and combined sewer geographic information system (GIS) maps created in the field, in real time.

     
  • Seattle sculpture dedicated to surveyors

    Citizens in the City of Goodwill affectionately call the dozen monoliths gracing Warren G. Magnuson Park "Linehenge"

     
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    Working the Bugs Out

    Two years ago, one-fifth of the 50,000 trees that line the streets Ann Arbor were threatened by the emerald ash borer. Rather than sit idle, Ann Arbor decided to repel the invasion by removing its 10,000 ash trees using the city's geographic information system (GIS), to manage the massive tree...

     
  • Smart scanning

     
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    Ease the Data Crunch

    Gathering data with geoprocessing technologies such as global positioning systems, virtual reference stations, geographic information systems (GIS), and CAD is challenging enough. Integrating the vast amount of spatial information derived from two or more of these technologies to make critical...

     
  • Power to the people

    Creating a healthy, safe, and visually appealing environment is always conducive to a fun place to play, a good learning environment, or a better community to live in. Often overlooked in contributing to a municipality's overall objectives, a grounds management operation is critical in...

     
  • Device gets troublesome teens to bug off

     
 
 
 

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