03.09.12 The Afternoon Delight

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The Social Network

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Twitter: Cities AllianceTexas CountiesWI_WCMA

Facebook: City of Arlington, WashingtonCity of Clyde HillCity of Newcastle

Pinterest: Bellingham Herald

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Richland, WA – Official Website – Advisory Boards and Commissions – Want to impact community appearance? City Council seeks applicants for Code Enforcement Board

Economic Development Commitee Information – Applications are being sought for an open position on the City of Snohomish Washington Economic Development Committee. Visit http://bit.ly/wH37pL for more information. Applicants should have a business, property, or involved in Snohomish real estate. You don’t have to be a resident.

Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association – Check out the Portland Mayoral Candidates Forum on March 14th moderated by CUPA’s Professor Sy Adler!

Spotlight

Next American City » Buzz » What Women Want (in Sustainable Transit) – Studies have shown that women use public transport differently than men, and therefore have specific needs. However, the largely male-dominated field of transit planning have not fully addressed this issue. How to fix this? Engage more women in the process.

Does Pinterest Have A Future? | Social Media Today – Pinterest, a new kid on the social media block, has received a lot of attention over the past few months as its membership numbers have soared.

Are Local Government Cuts Nearing An End? Public sector academics and researchers told Governing earlier this week local government cuts are close to bottoming out. However, they don’t expect municipalities to begin hiring anytime soon.

Pinterest Now Generates More Referral Traffic Than Twitter: Study – A new study by online sharing tool Shareaholic has found that Pinterest now drives more referral traffic than Twitter. Again, when it comes to referral traffic, Pinterest > Twitter.

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