Your road ratings can be an extremely valuable tool and can be the catalyst for development of strategic, long-term planning efforts. By evaluating current and historical rating data compared to yearly road maintenance efforts within your community, you’ll gain valuable insight into whether your road program is on the right track. Your road system is your most valuable asset, so understanding its current value and how to increase that value is a key component to comprehensive planning.
Every two years the Wisconsin DOT requires that local municipalities rate their roadways. This process leads to more accurate and strategic planning for road improvements, capital improvement programs, or cost program for long-term financing. Watch as the experts from R/M show you examples of roads in various conditions and share their best practices for rating your roads!
Starting an asset management initiative doesn’t have to be daunting. We’ll explain how using a phased approach over time will let you start simple and efficiently build upon your program as you go. Whether you currently use file cabinets, or an advanced GIS system, we’ll demonstrate how your community can utilize asset management to leverage your data to make better decisions.
Municipalities face an ongoing challenge in finding affordable, fair, reliable, and politically popular funding tools for infrastructure. Municipal department heads and finance directors must navigate trade-offs to find the best fit for their community’s needs. This webinar will help you respond to commonly faced funding problems and highlight a variety of manageable options and resources for quality infrastructure funding.
As storm water management requirements become more stringent, the need for strategic, long-term storm water management planning increases. Watch this video to learn about partnership and planning strategies that can help make storm water management more cost-effective.
Imagine if you could log inspections, flag repairs, visualize problem areas, and access historical data while in the field. Watch this video to learn how you can empower your community to work smarter by managing your infrastructure accurately with useful, web-based asset management you can access on any device.
Watch this video to learn how municipalities of all sizes are benefiting from LED lighting. Explore how standardizing on LED lighting and converting older lighting systems to LED can significantly reduce your municipality’s energy and maintenance costs – not to mention improve safety for your citizens.
Municipalities often feel stressed about determining where their infrastructure spending should be allocated. Watch this video to learn how a long-range capital improvement plan (CIP) balanced with an infrastructure and operations review will help guide where and when spending should occur.
Utilities need rates sized right to keep the lights on and invest in infrastructure. Attend this webinar to learn how utilities can provide high-quality service both now, and in the future, while still making service affordable for all customers.
There are many hurdles that must be overcome to plan, organize, permit, and fund your infrastructure expansions to create a new business park. Watch this video to get ahead of the game through proactive planning so that your next park is ready for business.
Inspecting and digitally tracking the components of a storm water system in GIS provides instant access to system information when needed for maintenance, planning, report generation, and permitting. Learn how you can benefit by tracking, inspecting, and maintaining your individual components of their storm water systems in GIS.