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BGR Wins National Awards for Research

August 14, 2018

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference...

VERIFY: How much does New Orleans really earn from traffic cameras?

By Meg Farris

Source: WWL-TV

October 12, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — The city’s traffic cameras became a hot-button issue after their numbers nearly doubled over the past...

Cantrell calls for $84 million a year in infrastructure spending, bringing S&WB into City Hall

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

August 31, 2017

In the midst of new concerns about the reliability of the Sewerage & Water Board’s drainage system and longstanding...

First projects in New Orleans’ multibillion-dollar street repair campaign behind schedule

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

June 26, 2017

New Orleans’ ambitious plan to pour billions of dollars into fixing its crumbling streets is already behind schedule before...

Traffic cam money pads the general fund

By Tommy Tucker

Source: WWL Radio

May 30, 2017

A new report from the Bureau of Government Research says New Orleans isn’t using ANY traffic camera money to...

A discussion of street maintenance and how to pay for it with Amy Glovinsky, President of BGR

By Janae Pierre

Source: WWNO

May 26, 2017

This week on All Things New Orleans, we chat with Stand with Dignity’s lead organizer, Toya Lewis, about a...

Report: Money from traffic cam fines isn’t going to city streets

By Paul Murphy

Source: WWL-TV

May 26, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — According to a new report, the City of New Orleans is only spending $3.8 million on...

BGR Releases ‘Paying For Streets: Options For Funding Road Maintenance In New Orleans’

By Biz New Orleans

Source: Biz New Orleans

May 10, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – BGR released “Paying for Streets: Options for Funding Road Maintenance in New Orleans,” yesterday, Tuesday, May...

New Orleans spends a fraction of what it needs to on street maintenance, group says

By Wilborn P. Nobles III

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 9, 2017

The city of New Orleans only spends an average of $3.8 million annually on street maintenance tasks like pothole repairs...