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Replacing Parking Meters with Smartphone Parking

TK
Topeka, KS
The city is removing rarely-used downtown parking meters and instead launching a smartphone app that allows parkers to pay for their spots, add time, and find other parking. The new smart meters will be placed in high-demand areas based on a comprehensive downtown parking study.
Transportation+1
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Upgraded Notify NYC App Alerts

NY
New York, NY
The city launched their first emergency notification mobile app. Residents can get information about important city services based on their location for free. These notifications can also be customized to alert residents to disruptions, emergencies, and planned events nearby.
Emergency Preparedness+3
Project Succeeded
6
3

Smart-Sea-Level Sensors

SG
Savannah, GA
An interagency partnership in Greater Savannah, Ga. to install a network of internet-enabled sea level sensors across Chatham County. The real-time data on coastal flooding will be used for emergency planning and response. Part of 2019 Code for America Fellowship.
IoT+1
2

Living Breakwaters: Coastal Protection Infrastructure

NY
New York, NY
The city is creating an innovative infrastructure to reduce coastal risk and enhance aquatic ecosystems. The breakwaters contain ecological enhancements including “reef ridges”, “reef streets”, and “crenulated crests” to improve and diversify the aquatic habitat.
Facilities & Infrastructure+1
4
3

Improving Recycling Rates with Sensors and Targeted Education

AG
Atlanta, GA
The city embedded chips and GPS trackers in all of their recycling bins and waste trucks to record and broadcast the exact time and location of each bin pickup. This data was used to target specific areas with education and outreach services to improve recycling participation.
Waste Management+2
Project Succeeded
1
1
3
1

Gunshot Detection Pilot

AG
Atlanta, GA
The city is piloting technology across a 5 square mile radius that detects location, number of bullets fired and the caliber of the gun. This project utilizes artificial intelligence, accoustic sensors, and shot spotter technology on previously installed smart street lights.
Gunshot Detection Systems+1
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Water Conveyance Improvements

BG
Belle Glade, FL
The city implemented a techical plan using civil engineering to help widen and deepen the canals to allow water to flow after a heavy storm. This was part of an ongoing collaboration with Florida and the EPA to improve water quality in the Everglades.
Water & Wastewater+1
Project Succeeded
2
3

SA Tomorrow: Sustainability Action Plan

SA
San Antonio, TX
The city worked with Kim Lundgren Asssociates to create a sustainabiltiy action plan informed by extensive community engagement and the best available science. These efforts resulted in an interactive sustainability plan that includes 20 specific metrics and 68 specific actions.
Engagement Platforms+2
3
2
1

Prairie Waters: Potable Reuse Process

AC
Aurora, CO
The city is using a sustainable and innovative potable reuse system as part of their conservation efforts. This system uses natural cleansing processes and modern purification technology to deliver 10 million gallons of clean, high-quality drinking water per day.
Water & Wastewater+1
Project Succeeded
6
1
2

Retain Your Rain Initative: Stormwater Management

NV
Norfolk, VA
The Retain Your Rain Initative was designed by the city to encourage the local use of small-scale green infrastructure. The city provided a mobile app to educate residents about their rooftop runoff, direct them to home project ideas, and connect them with relevant organizations.
Water & Wastewater+2
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Digital First: Steamling Payment Services

GR
Grand Rapids, MI
The city launched a "Digital First" project to digitally deliver services to citizens on their mobile devices, starting with the ability to make utlity payments online in real-time. This project is designed to scale for various digital solutions to citizen services.
Utility Billing+2
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Navigation App for Residents and Visitors

NC
Napa, CA
With the help of bluField, the city is deploying a mobile app that allows personalization by residents and visitors to access information about Napa amenities, businesses, city resources, and events.
Engagement Platforms+1
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1
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Digital Wayfinding Kiosks

LB
Long Beach, CA
bluField is helping the City of Long Beach to deploy digital wayfinding kiosks to enhance the traveler’s journey to and through the City.
Engagement Platforms+1
1
1

Engagement Tool for Businesses

WC
Walnut Creek, CA
bluDot is helping the City of Walnut Creek expand the city’s ability to keep in touch with and support existing businesses by creating an engagement tool that tracks and manages calls, emails, and meetings with business owners.
Engagement Platforms+1
1

Permit Management Platform

SN
Syracuse, NY
Camino is helping the City of Syracuse build a permit management platform that allows collaboration and visibility between permit applicants and City employees.
Permitting & Licensing+1
Project Succeeded
1
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Baltimore Bright: Connected Lighting Pilot

BM
Baltimore, MD
The city is converting current streetlight fixtures to LED, prioritizing areas for lighting upgrades based on traffic data, and improving asset management to save energy and money. Installed nodes on the streetlights allow for wireless controlled lighting and traffic monitoring.
Energy Solutions+2
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Identifying and Targeting Water Leak Locations

LR
Little Rock, AR
The city integrated the satellite leak detection service, Utilis, into their existing practices. Utilis provides a target map of findings which directs leak detection crews. These crews use traditional methods in these high target areas rather than inspecting the whole system.
Water & Wastewater+2
1
2

Easy Permits Online Service

MF
Miami, FL
The city launched an online program designed to simplify and expedite the permit process. This program allows licensed and qualified contractors to quickly secure permits for an assortment of projects while elimiating paperwork and physical appoinments.
Citizen Services+1
1
1
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Pre-Ambulance Citizen Emergency Response Services

JC
Jersey City, NJ
The city has deployed, United Rescue, a revolutionary system that pairs up volunteers with medics using an Uber-style app. After a medical-emergency call to the 911 center, the app locates and dispatches the nearest available volunteer with an average reponse time of 2.5 minutes.
Citizen Services+2
Project Succeeded
5
2

Improving Residential Waster Services with Smart Technology

NV
Norfolk, VA
The city will deploy a RUBICON SmartCity 6-month pilot program to improve residential waste services and bolster its commitment to sustainability. The smart technology includes real-time service confirmations, GPS vehicle tracking, and documentation of any driver issues.
Waste Management+1
3
1

Predictive Algorithm for Residential Fire Risk

BR
Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge, LA
This project predicted fire risk for over 120,000 addresses in the city using public datasets. These datasets provided important predictors including lot acreage, zoning type, assessed value, value of improvements, recent crime, and surrounding population density.
Emergency Preparedness+1
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1
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Mobilizing Legacy Apps for the Community

SK
Shawnee, KS
The city used OutSystems to mobilize legacy apps which saves time and money by creating workflow improvements, adding mobile functionality, replacing paper processes, and improving user expereinces. This project also provided valuable work experience for local college students.
Mobile Data+2
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City Website Redesigned and Mobile Friendly

LK
Leavenworth, KS
The city redesigned their website to adapt better to any screen even if the visitor is using a smartphone or tablet. This project cost $36,000 and included the website design, a content management system, related training, and a future design of their convention/visitors website.
Citizen Services+1
2
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Using Surveyor Tools to Map Curbs

SM
Santa Monica, CA
The city used Coord's map curb assets and lane space allocation to optimize spaces for community members, reduce congestion, improve mobility for e-scooters and ride-hail services, and access data to leverage for better city planning.
Fleet Management+4
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