“[W]e can get to good deals for both sides without circumventing local authority,” according to Shireen Santosham, the city’s chief innovation officer.
These localities have done “significant work with citizens to tackle a public problem, clear evidence of impact, and potential to apply the strategy to other problems and geographies.”
If so, be sure to register and watch the digital edition on April 11.
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.”
“You don’t need to drive a Tesla to benefit from the green dividend,” said San José Mayor Sam Liccardo.
Liccardo’s resignation reflected critic’s frustration over the committee focus on industry concerns with state and local government.
There’s a Jan. 15 deadline for localities to update their residential address lists for the U.S. Census Bureau.
Efforts to bring a uniform permitting process to the Golden State will go back to the drawing board.
But a design challenge focused on resiliency currently underway hopes to change that.
The next round of the contest will look at how the city can improve the way it orders evacuations ahead of serious flooding.
A new partnership in San José plans to distribute free mobile hotspots to 1 million low-income students over five years.
Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement will likely speed up the push to embrace self-driving cars in the sustainability-minded and tech-oriented California city.
“There’s no funding. And, so, that’s a problem,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao told a U.S.Senate Committee on Wednesday.
The mayors of Anchorage, Grand Rapids and San José join us to discuss equity and resiliency and land use challenges in their cities.
North San José—and the rest of Silicon Valley—is full of office parks sitting in seas of parking lots, creating a tough environment to improve planning approaches.
“[T]here’s no question we can’t rely on Washington, D.C., to lead if we are going to make any progress toward our climate goals,” San José Mayor Sam Liccardo said.
On major infrastructure investments, “state and local leaders face strong incentives towards inaction,” the managing director of the Stanford Global Projects Center writes in a guest article.
Liccardo’s city is a “platform” for partnerships that drive smart city innovation.
Previous attempts to allow the use of speed cameras in the Golden State have failed. But advocates, including leaders in San Francisco and San José, are hoping to change that.
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