“The great thing people need to understand about data—and this was the incorrect understanding I had at first—is it is not about efficiency,” said Tulsa’s mayor.
“This is the way we must work together to meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Seleta Reynolds, the LADOT’s general manager.
An increasing number of operating systems are available to municipalities looking to streamline data sharing, but a global network wants them thinking about urban resilience as they do.
States allocate less than one-hundredth of one percent of their budget on archives despite exponential data growth.
Participants in the Startup in Residence program are seeking solutions for about 80 “civic challenges.”
Steering committees, distributed models and named user licensing are catching on.
The company's Environmental Insights Explorer features only five localities for now, but there are plans to expand it to thousands.
As the epidemic’s death toll rises, the state is working to get more information into the hands of regional substance abuse coalitions to mitigate deaths and other negative impacts.
The situational awareness dashboard at the city’s Traffic Operations Center is the first step in a grander plan.
Has your local jurisdiction launched a Complete Count Committee?
In the smart city era, data is increasingly used in governments’ decisionmaking. But what happens when that data is flawed?
The dataset’s creators hope to draw attention to small companies eligible for investment under the economic development program.
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While real-time data can’t clear the air of wildfire smoke, it can help people and agencies make smarter decisions.
Nobody wants to ride in an overheated steel box in the middle of summer.
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A coalition of states, cities and advocacy groups argue that adding the question will drive down response rates ahead of the 2020 decennial count.
Up to 1 million Californians lack access to clean, safe drinking water at some point during the year. Data scientists believe they are part of the solution.
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