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Is free public WiFi a possibility in DC? City leaders want to find out.

Washington Post - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The city is still in the early stages of discussion in bringing municipal WiFi to the streets of Washington. In March, D.C.
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Did I Pay Too Much for That Airline Ticket?

Bloomberg - ‎19 hours ago‎
Right on its heels, municipal executives are pushing for a new half-cent sales tax and the extension of an existing levy that could raise $120 billion for transportation infrastructure over the next four decades.

In car-crazy LA, new rail to the beach promises stress relief

The Journal - ‎13 hours ago‎
Right on its heels, municipal executives are pushing for a new half-cent sales tax and the extension of an existing levy that could raise $120 billion for transportation infrastructure over the four decades.
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In Car-Crazy L.A., Rail to the Beach Promises Stress Relief

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
"I really feel like I'm wasting time in the car," said Jennie Marie Petrini, who has a four-hour daily commute between RAND headquarters in Santa Monica and her home northeast of downtown Los Angeles.

GMC polls: BJP promises free Wi-Fi, Congress green Gandhinagar

The Indian Express - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Days before polling for the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) on April 24, BJP in its manifesto promised a city-wide free wireless network, besides uplift of six villages under the civic body with all modern facilities.

Brutal, opaque, illegal: the dark side of the Tres Santos 'mindfulness' eco-tourism resort

The Ecologist - ‎20 hours ago‎
It offers a touch of the alternative-in contrast to the all too packaged Cabo vacation-but with all the comforts required by the wifi generation. The Tres Santos mega-development draws from the standardization of bohemia that ... In November 2015, it ...

$86M budget ready for Mansfield voters

Wicked Local - ‎19 hours ago‎
This year Mansfield residents will discuss and vote on whether to approve the municipal and school budgets; whether authorize the police to use cadets to replace employees who shift their work to the regional dispatch center; entering into a school bus ...

Editorial: Homegrown Internet provider a good idea

The Recorder - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Known as GreenLight Internet, the network “is a major move to a more independent and equitable platform for life,” Mayor William Martin said last year when the town was launching its pilot project - providing WiFi along sections of High and Main ...
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Beijing to Begin Construction of 100 Toilets with Free WiFi

YIBADA English - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
These toilets, to rise in Tongzhou and Fangshan Districts, will also feature charging facilities for mobile phone and electric vehicles as well as ATM machines, according to Ji Yang, an official with the Beijing Municipal Commission of City ...
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Lake Country citizens to enjoy free wi-fi around municipality

Lake Country Calendar - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
WiFi access points will be installed throughout the community in the coming months, including the Town Centre, Municipal Hall, and public parks. “Free WiFi access throughout Lake Country's public spaces will be a benefit to residents and visitors ...

Scratch stops selling to new users – storm clouds ahead for WiFi-first?

Rethink Wireless - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
WiFi has so often been seen as a weapon for disruptive organizations to up-end the wireless services status quo, only to be hijacked by the mobile operators and telcos after all.

Isanti's water, sanitary sewer rates to decrease in 2017

Isanti County News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Wimmer noted the city's municipal liquor store is 31 percent more profitable as compared to its peer group of cities, cities with populations 2,500 to 10,000.

First responders honored with life saving awards

Isanti County News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Connexus WiFi Jan 16 Rectangle. Receiving life-saving awards were Allina Health paramedics Sara Johnson and Christian Robinette; Cambridge Police officers Jason Harvey and Dan Owl; and Cambridge Deputy Fire Chief Will Pennings.

More Wi-fi in Winnipeg? Skys the limit for free internet access

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
A city manager says staff are leaving the doors wide open on the possibility of bringing more free Wi-fi to Winnipeg. Brad Erickson, manager of municipal accommodations, appeared before Monday's innovation committee to respond to a request to introduce ...
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Maharashtra set to see more highrises, construction in its green belts

The Indian Express - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Further replicating the smart cities model for these townships, the Fadnavis government has decided to make it mandatory for the developers to build cycling tracks, dedicated bus transport services, pedestrian pathways, Wifi connectivity, 24*7 water ...

Alan Knott-Craig: Double edged sword of living in shadow of a famous father

BizNews - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
In two-and-a-half years, it has become the biggest municipal Wi-Fi network in Africa, definitely in South Africa, and just on, the weekend the ANC announced 'public free Wi-Fi for Municipalities' on their manifesto.

District of Lake Country and Shaw Communications Partner to Offer Free Public WiFi

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
WiFi access points will be installed throughout the community in the coming months, including the Town Centre, Municipal Hall, and public parks. "Free WiFi access throughout Lake Country's public spaces will be a benefit to residents and visitors ...

District teams with Shaw

Vernon Morning Star - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Council views Shaw Go WiFi as another important service being offered to residents - with the added benefit of being provided at no cost to the municipality.” Said Jamie McEwan, community development manager for the district: “Consistent, high-quality ...

Laidback Living and Golden Sands on Nicaragua's Pacific

International Living - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
As far as costs go, a couple can manage on $1,200 to $1,500 a month, a single person on $1,000. That budget includes a furnished apartment, food, water, electricity, WiFi, and cable TV, with enough money left over to experience all the extras that San ...

Community lighting group to potentially partner with Highland Park on ambitious project

Model D - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Beyond that, they'd also come with smart controls that would allow for dimming and motion sensing, as well as an array of community services like providing WiFi, flashing to alert first responders of an emergency, triangulating gunshots for police, and ...
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