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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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