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“There’s no reason why the Department of Agriculture has to be in the District of Columbia when it could be located in Indiana or another heartland state,” according to Indiana Congressman Luke Messer.
“Our turnaround has been focused on people,” said the director of the District of Columbia’s Department of Employment Services.
In developing a key parcel in a historically underserved community, Mayor Muriel Bowser is working with experts from the Rose Center to ensure development supports current residents.
“People live there, people start businesses in Washington, D.C., and we want people to come check out what we have to offer,” Bowser told Route Fifty in an interview at SXSW.
The detectors in Washington, D.C., gathered about 100,000 hours of data and traveled a total of about 150,000 miles.
Geospatial data aggregation informs day-to-day police work and security for large events.
The Metropolitan Police Department is using a cloud-based records management and moving toward a computer-aided dispatch systems.
The annual event is usually a great way to connect with the community. But was D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s choice of where to kick things off a good idea?
Before the 2016 race ends, advocates for automatic registration are already eyeing new efforts in Illinois, Nevada, and elsewhere.
, The Atlantic
November 6, 2016
Many government agencies shy away from mobile apps, but the District of Columbia's Child and Family Services Agency recognized that’s just what it needed.
Louisville, Kentucky, sees a link between its most pressing problems and poorest neighborhoods, and it’s not alone.
As the FTA continues to rebuke WMATA over safety, the transit agency lays out a difficult—but necessary—plan to make badly needed repairs.
Across the U.S., groups are working to fend off invasive species by helping local ones take root.
New rail lines spark excitement out west, but some aging systems back east are in big trouble.
Also in our State and Local weekend news digest: Higher speed limit tradeoffs; Mississippi’s new church “protection” law; and Honolulu’s shopping cart containment proposal.
GIS mapping will be used in this year’s “Potholepalooza” to speed up repairs while keeping residents in the loop.
D.C.’s marketplace for stormwater retention credits wasn't taking off, but a new investment could change that.
March 21, 2016
Commuters in the nation's capital have lost confidence in their once-proud transit system. Can Paul Wiedefeld save WMATA from its death spiral?
From time to time, an ordinarily non-confrontational municipal function can become something very much out of the ordinary.
The Sunlight Foundation’s 'Hall of Justice' launched after 18 months of information gathering and programming.
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