The Advancing Communities Show
By OHM Advisors
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The Advancing Communities Show is brought to you by the architects, engineers and planners of OHM Advisors. With a focus on making better places for people, each episode features industry experts and community leaders who touch on a wide range of forward-thinking topics related to community advancement. Common themes include innovative infrastructure design and management practices, smart technologies, collaboration, funding, urban redevelopment, public planning, sustainable design, architecture for schools, livable places and happiness. This is a varied, informative show that explores the relationship between people and their environment and provides ideas and tools to strengthen communities.
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: NOCWA - Achieving Flood of Community Benefits||North Oakland County Water Authority (NOCWA) is a regional water authority in SE Michigan comprised of Auburn Hills, Rochester Hills, Orion Township, Pontiac, and Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office. This episode of The Advancing...||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: A Framework for Infrastructure Improvements in the 21st Century||Over the last 30 years, communities have witnessed a divergence in the need for infrastructure management and available revenues. An alarming percentage of our infrastructure is reaching the end of its useful life. It's a critical topic ever...||5/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Sustainability – Convergence of Nature, Society & Technology||Sustainability is a ubiquitous buzzword these days. But at OHM Advisors, it's a forward-thinking, holistic approach that is integrated into everything we do. This ever-evolving global initiative has many different components and is defined...||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Autonomous Vehicles - How The Next Disruptive Technology Will Reshape Our Cities||Ready or not, here they come! Autonomous cars (aka driverless cars), that is. The vehicles that we see on the road today will soon become the ‘flip phone’ of the transportation world. Car manufacturers are already implementing this new...||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Placemaking for Pets||The Advancing Community Show: Placemaking for Pets This episode features Aaron Domini, Senior Planner at OHM Advisors. We explore why planners, city leaders, and the private sector might want to consider Fido, the family dog, when creating the...||7/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: “What’s in Your Space?”: Schools for Today’s Learners||“What’s in Your Space?”: Schools for Today’s Learners Authors of “What’s in Your Space? 5 Steps for Better School and Classroom Design” Mark White, educational consultant, and Gary Sebach, director of architectural design at OHM...||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Innovation in Transportation||Michigan’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange Benefits a Region||5/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Designing for Happiness||Tony Slanec, partner and director of planning and urban design at OHM Advisors, discusses visioning and sustainability, particularly in the context of happiness as informed by the United Nations’ World Happiness Report. Learn how public...||3/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Talk Data to Me: Using Smart Technology to Decode Data||This show features Robert Czachorski, partner at OHM Advisors and cofounder of H20metrics, a collaborative water analytics software company. An overwhelming amount of data is collected by municipalities, and utility systems in general, but what can...||1/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: "Grandma Decision Making" is NOT a Winning Asset Management Strategy, with Tom Wilson - City of Livonia||Tom Wilson, Utilities Supervisor, City of Livonia Department of Public Works, speaks to the challenges of municipality infrastructure asset management and best practices honed from 35+ years in municipal government. He describes his unique approach to..||12/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Smart Tools to Optimize Infrastructure Spending, with Brad Campbell - Assetic||Brad Campbell, General Manager, Assetic North America, provides a global perspective to the infrastructure challenges faced in the U.S. He shares his thoughts on strategically spending limited funds to maintain infrastructure assets – in short, the...||10/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Advancing Communities Show: Infrastructure Regulations are a-Changin’, with MDEQ||Bob Schneider, technical specialist, and Jaclyn Merchant, project manager, from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) discuss the changing regulatory landscape in the state of the Michigan and the DEQ role as a partner to communities...||10/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|