By Jennifer Lee Date: May 11, 2020 Jennifer Lee is the Environmental Regulatory Compliance Manager for the City of Burlingame. Working in the public sector for over six years, she oversees city-wide environmental compliance, public outreach, and coordinates […]
By Michael Cox Date: November 6, 2019 As a Performance and Process Improvement Analyst at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) — the agency that oversees public transport, taxis, bicycle infrastructure and more for the City and […]
For the past five years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with mayors across the country who have come to realize that the economic vitality of their city is tied to the financial stability of their residents. This […]
Practical Office Skills For Young Professionals
Starting a new office job means learning new skills that can be transferable where ever you go in your career. Here are some practical office skills that every young employee should know.  


The end of a calendar year often causes us to reflect on the year’s challenges and successes. Such reflection allows us to approach the new year with (hopefully) a bit more wisdom, lessons learned, and renewed conviction to […]
In the Water Resources: Stormwater post we learned that stormwater runoff can carry pollutants, such as motor oil, pet waste, and trash, into local water bodies. As the amount of developed areas expand, this means that there are […]
What is stormwater? Stormwater is runoff from rain or snow that cannot be absorbed through surfaces like driveways, parking lots, roads, sidewalks, or roofs. As water travels over these surfaces, it may pick up dirt, trash, oil, grease, […]
We use water everyday for drinking, cooking, washing, and bathing. However, the tap is not the only source of water we have access to. We can also harvest rainwater from the sky or even the rinse water from […]
How much do you know about public housing in the United States?
What is affordable housing and who qualifies for it? Read on below to get an overview of affordable housing.