State & Local

 
  • GAO:  D.C. responders need clarity on interoperable communications

    GAO: D.C. responders need clarity on cross-agency communications

    The Office of National Capital Region Coordination should formally specify how first responders will work together across agency boundaries, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

  • How Missouri police deliver on-scene interoperable communications

    How Missouri police deliver on-scene interoperable communications

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s command and control vehicle uses a system that allows for TCP/IP communication across P25 networks.

  • philly 311

    Philly 311 gets a makeover

    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.

  • Police video redaction: Where big data meets privacy

    Police video redaction: Where big data meets privacy

    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 steps up for Smart Cities Challenge

    Sidewalk Labs steps up for Smart City Challenge

    Sidewalk Labs will contribute an analytics platform that tackles congestion and free Wi-Fi kiosks for neighborhoods in the winning city.

  • History drives small town registries to put deeds online

    History drives small town registries to put deeds online

    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.

  • tracking food poisoning with social media

    Tracking tweets helped Las Vegas prevent food poisoning

    The nEmesis app improves health inspection outcomes by connecting tweets related to food poisoning to likely hot spots.

  • FirstNet on track for November award

    FirstNet on track for November award

    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.

  • DOT smart city challenge finalists

    7 cities make the cut for Smart City Challenge

    The Department of Transportation announced finalists for its Smart City Challenge from the nearly 80 submissions it received.

  • smart cities readiness guide

    Mapping a path to the smart city

    The Smart Cities Council’s Readiness Guide helps city planners make educated choices about the technologies they can use to transform their towns.

  • State marijuana regulation: Is there a standard for the systems?

    State marijuana regulation: Is there a standard for the systems?

    A more open monitoring system would give both the Justice Department and the states documentation on what’s working and what’s not.

  • Alaska’s faces rough terrain with marijuana regulation

    Alaska faces rough terrain with marijuana regulation

    A small population scattered over vast areas, often without Internet access, makes effective systems especially tricky.

  • Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

    Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

    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.

  • Measuring Massachusetts

    Measuring Massachusetts' big data ecosystem

    The Massachusetts Big Data project charts the growth of big data activity in the state.

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