A renewed partnership between the Public Technology Institute (PTI) and two national city and county advocacy groups should help to support public-sector leaders in addressing pressing technology issues, streamline event-level competition and potentially increase their procurement power,... read more
"The idea that it's like, 'we'll figure that out when it gets here,' I think is a reason why there's so much anger in our communities about this issue," according to the mayor of Dayton, Ohio.
Meeting of the Minds Co-founder Gordon Feller spoke to S&RC about the need for discussions on urban issues and the challenges facing cities today. Listen to the interview in the player below.
The state of New York is pouring big money into making its central territory an international draw for unmanned aerial system (UAS) innovation. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Nov. 10 that $30 million in public funds would be applied toward the creation of a 50-mile-long research corridor to aid in... read more
Every year the Digital Cities Survey takes a big-picture view of the state of IT in cities to determine which are moving the needle forward by excelling at using technology.
On Thursday, the White House announced more than $300 million in funding, through partnerships, for tech innovations that will help Americans live in smart cities, improve healthcare, and even make it to Mars-while also addressing what increased automation could mean for job security.
Digital technology is rapidly transforming the way cities are engaging with their citizens, and vice versa. To stand out from the crowd as a city government, it is critical to embrace and implement the following four citizen engagement trends.
One of the key issues facing modern cities today is municipalities being locked in to technology from a single provider, and instead ensuring they are free to transition to the most convenient products and services for citizens ...
In helping keep track of wildlife, the Warrensburg, Mo., city government is mapping out trees in order to keep track of which ones are slated for removal and where others may be planted.
There might be potholes along the way but state and local agencies have the ability to steer clear of them. State and local agencies are hard at work migrating their IT infrastructures to the cloud, but that road is fraught with blind spots, particularly for those taking a hybrid approach.