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2011-06-21 08:37:00

Resolution Highlights Life-saving Technology WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) commends the U.S. Conference of Mayors for passing a resolution Sunday strongly supporting the use of red light and speed safety cameras. This important technology helps reduce injuries and fatalities on the nation's roadways. The resolution -- announced during the Conference's 79(th) Annual Meeting -- pledges support for safe, efficient and...

2011-06-20 16:06:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today announced a partnership with the American Beverage Association (ABA) on a multi-year community grant program focused on educating children and families about the importance of balancing calories and regular physical activity as ways to achieve a healthy, active and balanced lifestyle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) ABA has pledged $3 million over the next three...

2011-06-20 16:09:00

Mayors Choose Racine, Wisconsin as "The Best Tasting City Water in America" BALTIMORE, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors announced Racine, Wisconsin as the Winning City of the 2011 National City Water Taste Test Competition at the 79th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on June 20, 2011. Nearly 100 mayors attending the Conference of Mayors Meeting participated in a blind taste test conducted June 17 to June 19 in Baltimore. Five cities from a field...

2011-06-17 18:23:00

BALTIMORE, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite challenging economic conditions, a landmark survey of nearly 400 mayors in all 50 states has found that energy and sustainability efforts have maintained momentum within cities. The study, prepared for The U.S. Conference of Mayors and sponsored by Siemens, was based on survey research conducted from April to May, 2011, by the international research consultancy GlobeScan. (Logo:...

2011-06-17 05:23:00

First Time Since Vietnam War Nation's Mayors Have Called For End to Military Engagement Press Conference Friday, June 17th, 11:45 am RELEASE EMPLOYMENT REPORT FOR 363 METRO AREAS Press Conference Monday, June 20th, 11:45 am The United States Conference of Mayors 79th Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MD BALTIMORE, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors, led by Conference President and Burnsville, MN Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, will announce the introduction of a resolution,...

2011-05-20 16:59:00

Albany, NY, Rochester, NY, Denton, TX, Racine, WI and Pembroke Pines, FL Helping to Promote Water Quality in America's Cities WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five cities were selected today as finalists in The U.S. Conference of Mayors 2011 Best Tasting City Water in America contest following the preliminary round of competition held at the USCM headquarters in Washington, D.C. The five cities are: Albany, NY; Denton, TX; Racine, WI; Rochester, NY; and, Pembroke...

2011-05-18 09:58:00

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Announces: 2011 City Water Taste Test Competition Promoting The Quality of Water in American Cities WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors is hosting the preliminary round of the 2011 Best Tasting City Water in America competition on Friday, May 20 at its headquarter office in Washington, D.C. Sponsored this year by American Water Works, the blind taste test competition provides an opportunity for cities to...

2011-04-29 16:57:00

Summit on Smart City Design Identifies Challenges, Opportunities and Funding Sources Chicago, April 27-29, 2011 CHICAGO, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 300 designers, architects, and mayors came together in Chicago for the largest ever city design summit, working together to produce the blueprint for the USA, which is smart investing and smart design for American cities. Celebrating the Mayors Institute of City Design (MICD) - a partnership between the National Endowment of...

2011-04-29 17:04:00

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to Speak at National Press Club WASHINGTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) will release a 176-city survey focusing on local transportation infrastructure investments on Tuesday, May 3, at the National Press Club. Atlanta (GA) Mayor Kasim Reed, USCM Transportation Committee Chair, will deliver the survey findings. Given the economic problems facing the nation, mayors believe it is more important than ever...

2011-04-27 10:43:00

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to Speak at National Press Club WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors to release a new survey of its membership focused on metropolitan transportation investments. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will speak at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in the National Press Building, 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C. Two-thirds of U.S. residents live in metropolitan areas, home to the...