State & Local

  • 5 stars (NicoElNino/

    Year in review: GCN's top tools and tactics for government IT managers

    In 2017, we saw plenty of change, with consumer technologies flowing into government offices on one end and fascinating advances on the leading edge of computing.

  • NYC landmarks interactive map

    Mapping NYC's historic landmarks

    The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission interactive map now includes detailed information on nearly 34,000 historic buildings in the city’s 141 historic districts.

  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio signs bill to make voting easier

    NYC to expand online voter registration

    New legislation calls for a portal and mobile app that allows residents to submit their information and electronically sign a voter registration form.

  • Federal 100 winners announced

    Last call for FCW's Federal 100 Award nominations

    If you know someone doing outstanding work in federal IT, be sure to nominate them by Jan. 3.

  • wrong way sign (BravoKiloVideo/

    Technology is turning wrong-way drivers around

    A spate of wrong-way crashes across the country in the past five years has pushed state officials to test how technology can prevent the crashes and save lives.

  • AskRail ap

    Full service app for railroad emergency response

    AskRail app gives responders to a railroad incident details about the cars and their contents as well as resources on handling hazardous materials and maps of nearby facilities.

  • For sale: 2,719.32669068 government-owned bitcoins

    U.S. to sell $10M in seized bitcoin

    As the price of bitcoin is skyrocketing, the government looks to cash in.

  • gis data in a disaster

    Location intelligence powers next generation emergency response

    By infusing mobile, sensor-based data with geographic information, public safety officials can increase situational awareness and improve information analysis.

  • algorithms in justice

    New York City moves to create accountability for algorithms

    The New York City Council passed the country’s first bill to address algorithmic discrimination in city government.

  • digital radio

    Massachusetts to upgrade statewide radio system

    The statewide system will provide enhanced interoperable communications for the first responder community.

  • laptop in front of view of city (TaMaNKunG/

    With open data, the plan is as important as the portal

    One city is dropping its current open-data contract, saying it didn't get what it expected. How can others get the most from their projects?

  • digital vote (MaxxiGo/

    Alabama allowed to discard digital voting records

    After a county circuit court judge ordered that digital images from Tuesday's electronic ballots be preserved, the Alabama Secretary of State filed for an emergency stay that was granted by the state's Supreme Court.

  • responders (FirstNet)

    'Ruthless preemption' now live for FirstNet opt-in states

    Non-emergency communications will be "shifted to another line" to make room for voice and data traffic from police, firefighters and other emergency personnel.

  • recognizing objects in traffic (Texas Advanced Computing Center/Center for Transportation Research)

    Traffic analysis at the intersection of AI and supercomputing

    Artificial intelligence and high-end hardware can automatically analyze video data from traffic cameras and provide actionable information for decision-makers.

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  • artificial intelligence (ktsdesign/

    Machine learning with limited data

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