The U.S. Olympic Committee has chosen Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco as the top three contenders for the 2016 Olympics, should the U.S. submit a bid to host the games. Houston and Philadelphia were eliminated from the running.
Month: July 2006
Boston Web Site Sports New Look, Enhanced Features
City podcasts, searchable property assessment data, detailed neighborhood information are all just the beginning … Boston’s new web site is packed with great content organized in an intuitive, easy-to-use format.
Striving for Online Excellence – Part 3: Content
This third installment in MuniNet Guide’s “Striving for Online Excellence” three-part series examines quality content – perhaps the most important element of a municipal web site.
Elk Grove, California Fastest Growth Rate in U.S.
Elk Grove, California was the fastest-growing city in the U.S. between July 2004 and 2005, according to Census Bureau estimates. The City has been able to accommodate this rapid growth through prudent planning.
“Weak Cities” Presentation Offers Concrete Strategies for Improving Market Position
â€œWeak market citiesâ€ can blend a variety of specific strategies to help improve their economic position. An insightful interview with author Bruce Katz accompanies this article.
Interstate System Site Celebrates 50 Years of Transportation History
In commemoration of the U.S. Interstate Highway System’s 50th anniversary, the Federal Highway Administration web site is hosting a web site full of facts, history and statistics. A must-see web site for anyone interested in learning more about the impact of the system on our nation’s economy.
The Scoop on Ice Cream History, Trivia
July is National Ice Cream Month … Celebrate by learning some fun facts and trivia about this summer treat – Test your ice cream history IQ by taking the quiz at the end of this article!