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For Cities, Mapping Minority-Owned Small Businesses Requires Face-to-Face Engagement

At the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting, Kansas City Mayor Sly James discussed ways Missouri’s most populous municipality is closing its digital divide to spur entrepreneurship.

Cincinnati Takes Big Step to Improve Its Permitting Process

While it’s important to improve online services, Ohio’s third-largest city has upgraded the brick-and-mortar experience, too.

San Diego Invests $11 Million in a New Land Management Solution

The permitting tool is 16 months out from launch but has the potential to scale with the city.

What State and Local Transportation Agencies Can Expect in 2016

Xerox’s parking and mobility vice president Matt Darst weighs in.

Are Ride-Hailing Services Needed in Modern Cities?

Officials in Broward County, Florida, don’t think so.

Agency Staffer’s Brain Serves as Permitting Repository; Sheriff’s Jail Basement ‘Armageddon’ Stockpile?

Also: Maine is sued over chicken pox disclosure and North Carolina’s Confederate memorial protection legislation.

Your Local Government Can Help Make a Permitting Data Standard Better

A consortium of tech contributors posted required and optional fields to GitHub and now wants input on how to improve it.