Due to its popularity, the United States is beginning to create guidelines and restrictions for non-recreational and recreational drone users.
In case you haven’t heard, several U.S. states have voted to ban the use of natural gas in newly-built residential and commercial properties.
For years, cities in the United States have been working to transition into more flexible energy resources. In California, regulators believe microgrids are the answer they’ve been looking for. They’ve approved a $200 million budget that would adopt the technology to supply power through extended wildfire-prevention blackouts. In addition to withstanding natural…
According to the World Health Organization, more than half of the world’s population live in cities. By 2050, this number is expected to grow to two-thirds. As these communities continue to grow, air pollution is becoming a heavy burden on urban planning professionals. Today, air quality is being monitored and…
One of the most important topics of discussion in our society is the mounting waste disposal problem our world is facing. Many experts say the world’s trash is at a crisis level, and we must act now to reverse its impact. As a result, many local government agencies are facing…
Water scarcity leads to conflict as competition grows to obtain diminishing resources for use. As a result, utility companies rely on local water regulations.
Land use is an important part of business growth. But, with so many guidelines, it can be difficult for business owners to follow.
Most people receive their utility services from private companies that are regulated at the Federal, State, and local government level. These private utility companies must abide by regulations made at the State and local level by public service commissions. Whether the company specializes in water or energy, State and local…
Through the chaos of daily work, it’s critical to stay updated on the issues that matter most to you and your business at the local level.
FDA released a draft that provides guidance for companies interested in developing drugs with cannabis or cannabis-derived products. Learn what this entails.
For the last decade, the auto industry has seen a growing demand for electric vehicles. However, it’s recently encountered hurdles that have slowed it down. Strict regulations have been enacted to freeze federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards. Sales in key markets for the vehicles slumped in the…
Cybersecurity is more important now than ever before. With companies working from home they must have a security strategy in place when operating online.
A new study claims the COVID-19 pandemic is creating a chance for cities to enhance their public transportation. But will lawmakers seize the opportunity?
Telehealthcare has increasingly grown popular amongst patients. COVID-19 has only bolstered its popularity to the point it will remain an option after.
In February, the Trump administration and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) started waiving procurement regulations in order to speed up the construction of the U.S./Mexico border wall. According to the DHS, eliminating procurement regulations will allow 177 miles of wall to be built more quickly in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and…
One enterprise that has been popping up across the United States is peer-to-peer car sharing. This is when ordinary people rent out their personal vehicles for other people to drive for a duration of time. As this form of car-sharing becomes more prominent in our society, it’s no surprise that…
LAs the U.S. healthcare system reevaluates it’s care delivery system to provide better accessibility and improved patient health outcomes; there is one area of medical care that is becoming popular. Mobile health clinics are exactly how they sound. Instead of visiting a doctor’s office or health center to receive care,…
Drone delivery has been all the buzz ever since Amazon began private trials in England, and the first customer delivery by drone recently took place. While Amazon is at the forefront of beta testing their drone delivery service, many other businesses can benefit from automated delivery. The FAA recently released…
Currently, the cannabis industry has a hard time accessing banking operations as only about 30 banks have accepted cannabis-based companies.
In the 2008 financial crisis, the construction industry had to stop a lot of production, which resulted in a construction labor shortage.
Taxi drivers are suffering especially since rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft took a fair share of the transportation market. Additionally, another factor that has played a role in the hardship of taxi drivers in New York City are the medallions.
Cities in the United States are shifting away from using traditional centralized energy generation to microgrids; a smarter more flexible energy resource.
Today, there are many economic factors that affect patients' ability to gain access to healthcare, however, insufficient medical transportation is proving to be a big factor.
Whether you have seen it being discussed in the news, have watched an ad, or live in a city where it’s already being utilized, 5G is present in our lives.
Local governments are now considering sustainability issues when monitoring construction development and are requiring companies to use green construction.
With growing technology comes more opportunity for a data breach that compromises financial information.
Cities & towns are constantly changing their alcohol rules and laws. You can stay updated on council meetings with Agenda Discovery.
PFA’s have been around since the 1940s, yet recently, companies have been dealing with the aftermath of their destruction.
California is the most recent state to vote for open access internet, despite the Federal Trade Commission’s repeal earlier this year.
Americans are seeing the highest minimum wage increases in history. So how did we get here? Cue our nation’s state and local governments.
A smart city is a city that utilizes IoT for the management of its core systems like transportation, parking, crime, and more.
Americans purchased 11 billion plastic bottles in 2018 & only one-fifth was recycled. That means 8.8 billion plastic bottles were left in the environment.