2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: José Serrano-McClain, former Project Manager, NYCx, Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer, City of New York.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Michael Sherwood, Director of Information Technology, City of Las Vegas, Nevada
Each of the cities, part of “a coast-to-coast civic-solutions laboratory,” will receive $1 million in funding.
COMMENTARY | I'm not worried about rampaging robots, I worry about speed.
Virtual perimeters could help improve safety.
The technology, a pilot project, debuted in Marysville, Ohio earlier this month.
Projects are already appearing in Massachusetts independent of the state’s grant program.
Activists and researchers argue that artificial-intelligence tools, including those used by governments, reflect the problems already present in the systems they're automating.
A number of cities are rolling out resilience strategies full of projects that need funding, and impact and mission-related investors make a good fit.
The situational awareness dashboard at the city’s Traffic Operations Center is the first step in a grander plan.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Massachusetts State Police indictments … Boise’s renewable energy goal … and Vermont EMT apprenticeships.
The Knight Foundation aims to take projects out of the hands of car companies in five cities.
In the smart city era, data is increasingly used in governments’ decisionmaking. But what happens when that data is flawed?
A public-private partnership between the city, Waze and SpotHero installed more than 500 Waze Beacons to help drivers pinpoint their locations.
A tech company produced the temperature maps using vehicle sensor data.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | $200 million in seized personal property in Arizona … Pittsburgh’s steepest street declaration … and explore Charlotte’s expanded airport concourse.
Recent high-profile crashes have “cast a shadow” on driverless vehicles.
COMMENTARY | The former smart cities manager for Redlands, California believes there’s an opportunity to accelerate public sector innovation—he just moved to the private sector to help make it happen.
So the city is turning to software that may soon fix issues autonomously.
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