From CityLab

Most U.S. cities leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. The result: endangered pedestrians. CityLab recently looked at how cities across the United States leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. They report that the results are “…haphazard at best, and don’t account for vacant […]

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Supplemental Sidewalk Snow Removal Pilot What City Residents Need to Know About the Supplemental Sidewalk Snow Removal Project The City of Syracuse, at no additional cost to taxpayers, will run a small-scale test or “pilot” of municipal removal of snow from certain sidewalks for the remainder of winter 2019. The pilot will cover sidewalks on […]

Solutions for snow removal and plow performance in the snowiest city in Upstate New York got some high-tech help this winter. AT&T, Syracuse University’s iSchool and the City of Syracuse announced the winners of the second annual civic hackathon at a ceremony attended by Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) on Wednesday. […]