Urban designers are ready to help cities learn from each other, combing through data both old and new.
Ahead of Route Fifty’s “City in Beta” event, San Jose Deputy City Manager Kip Harkness outlines how the city is working to become “as innovative as the Silicon Valley population we serve.”
Exploring U.S. geography through a jigsaw puzzle of community snapshots.
At a civic tech pitch led held by mayors at SXSW, innovators put forward solutions to pressing problems facing cities.
Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.
A new Design League embedded with city departments is helping identify which services to digitize.
There’s a Jan. 15 deadline for localities to update their residential address lists for the U.S. Census Bureau.
These days, huge capital investments are no longer required to put cities on the map.
The guide was compiled based on lessons learned in Austin, Louisville and Raleigh.
"Open data has a tremendous ability to break down barriers and empower communities,” according to Mayor Andy Berke.
A new analysis of government hiring found the "very people they need to make government more responsive to the public are the people driven away by the poor user experience."
They make security cameras take your picture and cry for help if somebody is stealing your bike.
After Ferguson, Civic Tech Collaborative Helps Residents Navigate Convoluted Criminal Justice System
In St. Louis County, residents—and black residents in particular—often find themselves drowning in questionable fines and fees. Enter YourSTLCourts.
In an age of growing alienation from civic institutions, the technocrats running many American cities don’t understand what old-style political machines once delivered.
After drawing criticism from the tech community, the city redefines how government app competitions can work efficiently.
Cities don’t need to implement every single connected solution to be considered “smart.”
Disparities in educational and job opportunities across short distances have the city thinking about how it can improve underserved communities’ access to government services.
A pilot program is getting underway in the Kentucky city this week to test new smoke detector devices developed by members of the local civic technology community.
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