Page 10 Editor’s Note: Alternative fuels continue to shape fleet management
Page 12 From the Cover: Venco Venturo brings value to the municipal market
Page 14 ‘World Capitals’: Binghamton, N.Y., ‘Carousel Capital of the World’
Page 16 Know your Founder: Benjamin Riegel: Ware Shoals, S.C.
Page 20 Focus on Fleet Service & Management: A maintained CNG station is vital to keep a fleet running
Page 24 Focus on Fleet Service & Management: The propane proposition — Why communities are making the switch
Page 28 Focus on Fleet Service & Management: Buying or leasing, the answer depends on your city
Page 30 Focus on Fleet Service & Management: Technology, cost savings continue to trend in 2017 for fleet management
Page 34 Focus on Fleet Service & Management: Benefits of take-home vehicles and keeping the program in its prime
Page 38 Personality Profile: Q&A with Kent State University Fleet Superintendent John Croop
Page 40 Parks & Recreation: Bike sharing – the newest alternative in public transportation
Page 42 City & Town Management: Surviving being bypassed
Page 46 Firefighting & EMS: Response to AFV accidents requires knowledge
Page 50 Waste & Water Utilities: Water infrastructure ceases to be on the backburner
Page 54 City & Town Management: Princeville, N.C., refuses to be swept away
Page 60 Conference Calendar
Page 61 Product Spotlights
Page 62 Company Profile: Magellan,GPS
Page 64 Classified Ads
Page 66 News & Notes
Page 68 Top 10: Friendliest Cities in the U.S.
Page 69 Advertiser Index
ON THE COVER
Venco Venturo Industries manufactures high-quality Venturo truck-mounted cranes, Venturo crane service bodies and Venco hoists. Since 1952, the company has prided itself on well-crafted, American-made products and remains an industry leader. Pictured on the cover is the Venturo VC1000 van crane, which has a 1,000-pound capacity and a 2- to 6-foot reach.