Boston hackathons search for optimal school start times, bus routes
March 24, 2017
A pair of hackathons coordinated by Boston Public Schools is asking innovators to find the optimal routes for riders.
At a StateScoop virtual roundtable, smart cities and cybersecurity experts from the private and public sector weigh in on how state and local governments are securing smart cities.
Two new broadband bills could promote rural broadband growth through streamlined permitting and a new requirement that would pair internet backhaul with federal highway infrastructure construction.
Commentary: "Recovering" Maryland state chief information officer David Garcia explains how lack of communication, ambiguous documents, and restrictive and outdated processes have hamstrung the way government buys technology.
A recent report from the state portal's governing agency reveals incoming upgrades and a national trend in open data toward increased accessibility and standardization.
From research on public roads to cycling alongside them, data from one city's survey finds that a majority of people feel comfortable living around autonomous tech.
The agency has been investing in authentication and identification — now it's looking for an outside party to say which technologies have the most potential to be scaled nationally.
In the most opaque state in the nation, a 10-bill package promoting new transparency measures passed unanimously through the House, but Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof says the state's existing laws are good enough.
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