- Published: 23 May 2023
The agreement will put Rubicon’s smart city software at the heart of Atlanta’s Department of Public Works and will help its operations become fully digital.
The City of Atlanta, Georgia, has partnered with Rubicon Technologies to help deliver efficiencies in its public works operations.
The agreement will see Rubicon put its smart city software at the heart of Atlanta’s Department of Public Works. According to Rubicon, it will help the department enhance its operations to become a fully digital function, with a focus on route optimisation, digital route sheets, digital workflows, tracking exceptions in the field, improved routing for the City’s bulky waste pickup drivers, and street sweeping.
The City will use Rubicon’s technology, procured through Sourcewell, to balance its waste and recycling routes to streamline collection, track material and tonnage on its bulky trash routes, and reduce missed pickups and unnecessary go-backs.
Rubicon claims with its software in place, the Department of Public Works will be able to closely monitor route performance, identify areas where waste, recycling, and street sweeping services can be improved, and make data-driven decisions to enhance route efficiency and better serve the Atlanta community.
“We are thrilled to once again be working with the City of Atlanta to deliver innovative waste and recycling solutions through the power of Rubicon’s smart city technology,” said Conor Riffle, senior vice president of smart cities at Rubicon.
“Our partnership is already helping Atlanta to better manage its waste and recycling services, while also improving route efficiency, reducing costs, and enhancing the overall quality of life for its residents.”
With a population of 498,715, the City of Atlanta focuses its smart city efforts on five core pillars: multi-mode transport; public safety; the environment; city operations efficiency; and citizen/business engagement.
The City leverages data to make better-informed decisions that impact its residents, visitors, and businesses. In utilising a data-centric model, the City said it is able to use descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive capabilities to radically improve city operational efficiency, service delivery, and transparency.
RubiconSmart City platform is a proprietary, cloud-based technology suite that helps local governments run faster, smarter, and more effective waste, recycling, and heavy-duty municipal fleet operations.
Rubicon claims its platform helps existing government-owned fleets improve neighbourhood streetscapes by monitoring vehicle health, improving driver behaviour, and ensuring that materials are collected efficiently.
Quelle/Source: Smart Cities World, 15.05.2023