STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tulsa’s sexual assault grant funding … Louisiana wants to build an airport in a wildlife refuge … and Duluth’s unusual snow-shoveling rule.
A rescue website developed during Hurricane Harvey—and in use again during Hurricane Florence—wants to work more directly with local governments.
Chief Information Officer Todd Kimbriel wants a digital assistant to navigate the state’s bureaucracy for citizens.
Last week’s quake near L.A. shows the promise of the West Coast seismic notification system under development. But its effectiveness will depend on those using the technology.
Apps like Waze, Google Maps, and Apple Maps may make traffic conditions worse in some areas, new research suggests.
“Our first goals were to protect the pavement as an asset and make sure people and visitors to Seattle were able to travel,” said the city’s Project and Construction Coordination Office manager.
As opioid overdoses spiral, first responders and public health agencies are adopting a smartphone application that tracks both deaths and rescues as they happen.
Bus service can be delayed for a variety of reasons, including squinting. Yes, squinting.
So far, tech companies have been determining how driverless cars will fit into the grid. ReStreet invites you to weigh in.
After drawing criticism from the tech community, the city redefines how government app competitions can work efficiently.
The portal will be maintained by the state Office of Digital Innovation alongside its Innovation Lab--centralization that should bode well for future app development.
In trying to answer questions about U.S. crime using open data, app developers on the online analytics platform Foxtrot Code are requiring even more transparency from city officials.
"They heard it through the grapevine is not good marketing," and other lessons pop music can teach us.
Making high-crime neighborhoods visible could stigmatize them and worsen economic inequality.
Shop and Ride is connecting riders with merchant offers along their routes, and soon they met be able to redeem points for travel rewards.
Centennial thinks it can triple the ridership of its existing dial-a-ride service.
The governor’s action follows an investigative report from lawmakers that highlighted potentially problematic trends.
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.
Sharing platforms are meant to scale seamlessly throughout the world, but they’ve faced a different knotty set of rules in nearly every city they’ve colonized.
Plenty of old, outdated, “zombie” native mobile apps are still around, swaying and shuffling around the app stores without serving a useful purpose for the government agencies that created them.
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