Philly 311, Philadelphia’s mobile app for access to government information and non-emergency services, has been evolving to be easier to use and more responsive to unexpected events.
Freedom of Information requests are spurring technology solutions that redact video of crimes or exchanges between officers and suspects but protect citizen privacy.
Sidewalk Labs will contribute an analytics platform that tackles congestion and free Wi-Fi kiosks for neighborhoods in the winning city.
Easy access to property records spurs local governments to digitize deeds, but it’s the historical side of the project that really piques public interest.
The nEmesis app improves health inspection outcomes by connecting tweets related to food poisoning to likely hot spots.
Although FirstNet extended the deadline for final proposals for the nationwide wireless broadband public safety network by two weeks, officials say there won’t be any further delays of the final May 13 deadline.
The Department of Transportation announced finalists for its Smart City Challenge from the nearly 80 submissions it received.
The Smart Cities Council’s Readiness Guide helps city planners make educated choices about the technologies they can use to transform their towns.
A more open monitoring system would give both the Justice Department and the states documentation on what’s working and what’s not.
A small population scattered over vast areas, often without Internet access, makes effective systems especially tricky.
The state is trying to create an online marijuana license and registration system that is a little more IRS and a little less SWAT team.
The Massachusetts Big Data project charts the growth of big data activity in the state.
The package of open data and digital tools will help developers build apps that tackle inequities and strengthen communities.
With partners in state and local government, the military, universities and businesses, the Montgomery Internet Exchange is poised to expand cybersecurity research, spur economic growth and deliver content faster for businesses and consumers.