Communities expanding into desirable natural wildland areas are requiring planners and local governments to adopt new strategies and alliances to help keep residents and property safe.
Norristown’s code enforcement department is just the 2nd in the nation to earn distinguished accreditation from the American Association of Code Enforcement.
Exploring how a less car-centric environment can positively impact the health and well-being of your citizens and the livability of your community-at-large.
Case Study: City of Easton, PA The Challenge It’s not unusual for the City of Easton, PA to receive 50 to 70 calls, emails or drop-in requests each week for information related to the City’s Zoning Code. The complex nature of the Code can sometimes make it difficult for citizens and municipal staff to find
In these TEDx Talks, the presenters explore how music can positively impact your community’s identity, economy, and the well-being of your citizens.
“Being transparent and efficient in providing information is important and eCode360 gives us
a great tool to do just that.”
Putting people at the center of the government services universe
Did you know that before the mid-1800s, urban parks didn’t exist in American cities? Learn about the American visionary architect who changed all that.
Can the city we live in, the environment we inhabit, impact who we are or how we feel?
Just as people try to get healthier with the Atkins, Paleo, Whole30 and other popular diet regimens, urban streets can be more trim and less congested when a “road diet” strategy is put in place.
What does “the future of cities” mean to you? Whatever your definition, Oscar Boyson’s 20-minute video “The Future of Cities” is thought-provoking as it probes the question, “is future urbanization going to be a good thing, or a bad thing?”