Indiana promotes interim chief data officer Josh Martin
Martin, who's been with the state since 2012 and with the performance management hub since 2015 formally takes over formally take over the agency’s initiatives to combat COVID-19, the opioid epidemic and data-sharing initiatives with local governments and universities throughout the state.
Michigan launches autonomous vehicle development office
The new Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will guide policy around autonomous vehicles and the infrastructure needed to support connected vehicles.
Coronavirus kicks Code for America brigades into action across cities
The civic tech group's local chapters have been developing apps and other tools to help people navigate through the economic hardships of the pandemic.
Four cities pilot curbside tech to manage urban congestion
Nashville, Tennessee; Aspen, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; and West Palm Beach, Florida, will test technology from the company Coord to better understand how curbsides are being used in their downtown areas.
Local government's open forums must persist during pandemic, say city leaders
As the coronavirus pandemic forces many government services online, technology officials cite concern that some transparency efforts could get left behind.
Chicago launches $50 million Obama-backed broadband program to close K-12 digital divide
As many students struggle to locate reliable internet connections during the pandemic, Chicago unveils a four-year program to deliver high-speed home connections to 100,000 K-12 students.