Officials and advocates in cities like Denver want to capitalize on downtown growth and preserve public health by offering better access to public restrooms.
D.C.’s new innovation lab wanted to redesign red tape, and the city’s wonks were eager to help.
“I’m beautiful, I’m nasty, and I’m coming to kill your ash tree,” according to the “Smart Ash” campaign.
Strong Native American language and culture programs in schools have been found to lower attrition, enhance student-teacher relations and improve attendance.
The policy aims to reduce officer caseloads so resources can be directed at those most at risk of re-offending.
Plenty of old, outdated, “zombie” native mobile apps are still around, swaying and shuffling around the app stores without serving a useful purpose for the government agencies that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.
Ammon’s residents can opt in and out of the city’s network and switch between independent ISPs instantly—ending cable monopolies.
In a crowded media ecosystem, can dialogue on state government policy compete against live exploding watermelons?
If the company’s not ready for snow, it should head to a sunny place where traffic problems and road safety are particularly bad.
In Ontario, Ohio, a vast empty parking lot shows signs of life through an unusual new use for a challenging redevelopment site.
The first-ever Mayor’s Cup invites applicants to pitch their ideas for civic engagement and boosting the local economy.
We’re looking to honor 50 individuals and teams in state and local government from around the United States who have demonstrated excellence in implementing great ideas. Enter by Friday, July 1!
The money comes through a program affiliated with a Florida-based nonprofit.
STEP participants receive paid job experience and career coaching in the process.
More local-level policy wonks are saying “yes in my back yard” to density, transit, and change.
State officials are poised to adopt a version under recently enacted energy policies, with the details still being determined.
Before diving in head first into the world of IoT, local governments seriously consider some of the potential risks when it comes to critical matters like cybersecurity.
“It's pretty exciting to be able to open the doors up . . . And to really be asking the question of startups: How can we work together?” says the city’s innovation chief.
Lake County knew that preventing prescription drugs from getting into a water supply or the wrong hands is important. And it got help from Walgreens in its prescription turn-in efforts.
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