Positioning data transmitted from smartphones installed on every bus gave the city enough information to modify routes to keep buses on schedule.
A recent report by the Brennan Center for Justice found that 43 states are using voting machines that will be at least 10 years old by November 2016 -- raising the risk for Election Day delays, lost ballots and worse.
When it comes to the cloud, state and local governments would do well to read the fine print.
According to a new survey from the Public Technology Institute, most city and county IT budgets are either stable or increasing -- yet executives still worry about underinvestment in key areas.
Missouri lacks a statewide prescription drug monitoring program, but its system for Medicaid users is showing both fiscal savings and clinical benefits.
The Department of Transportation is testing programs for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure technology.
A new study study of open data initiatives in Los Angeles County has recommendations that could apply to any local government's efforts.
Case management software first used by New York City’s Law Department is being rolled out to other legal agencies across the city, providing cross-agency workflow efficiency and analytics for city managers.
Montgomery County, Md., is using its Thingstitute testbed to see how actionable, granular data can help farmers improve their businesses.
Backed by $160 million in federal funding, the Obama administration announced programs to help local communities use emerging technologies to reduce traffic congestion, fight crime, foster economic growth and improve the delivery of city services.
The city's Roadmap for Inclusive Innovation aims to give residents equitable access to technology, city resources and information.
Making government sites easily discoverable by search engines ultimately helps citizens, allowing them to find and use the services and information that agencies make available.
In the absence of federal regulations, states are eager to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles, but advocates for the technology say legislatures are overstepping their authority and hamstringing an industry ripe for growth.
Texas’ supplemental nutrition program is moving to the cloud to streamline backup and data sync processes.
Technology that pairs GPS, Bluetooth and smartphones with lightweight ankle bracelets will allow officials to keep some teenage offenders out of jail as they await trial.