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'Uber for grease' could alleviate some of America's sewer repair bill

by • 8 months ago

The founder of a software startup wants to turn grease-trap contractors into data collectors.

What it means to be a 'smart city' in 2018 — and why we should consider another name

by • 11 months ago

From railroads to sewers to paved roads, cities must improve their infrastructure to avoid fading away. "Smart city" upgrades add a different dimension to the story.

6 reasons Trump’s infrastructure plan falls short

by • 2 years ago

Commentary: A policy and research manager from public transit planning platform Remix says the major initiative has major problems, including needlessly pitting transportation projects against other priorities like broadband, energy, veterans hospitals and water systems.

N.Y. city teams with data science researchers to help predict, prevent water main breaks

by • 3 years ago

Syracuse hopes University of Chicago fellows can help the city develop a model to predict which parts of its water infrastructure are most likely to fail.

Las Vegas tests wireless water main monitoring

by • 4 years ago

The Las Vegas Valley Water District is testing a new wireless system using sensors and sound equipment to collect information on pipelines and the water that runs through them.

Tech issues at center of Tennessee overpayments

by • 4 years ago

Aging and deteriorating technology is at the center of unemployment overpayments in Tennessee potentially worth more than 00 million.

Boston, Seattle, Philly win HUD innovation competition

by • 4 years ago

The three U.S. cities won a three-year competition sponsored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for innovative community-development programs.

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