Philadelphia launches $17 million free-internet campaign
A new initiative supported by Comcast and T-Mobile is the first phase of a digital equity program the city says will use public-private partnerships for “reimagining public technology access services.”
Hawaii launches four-year, $6 million connected vehicle pilot project
Researchers will install technology that tracks cars, bicyclists and pedestrians in a five-mile stretch of Honolulu as part of a study of the future of mobility.
For pandemic recovery, STIR Labs to match universities with state and local agencies
A new program launched by the civic tech company CityInnovate, called STIR Labs, seeks to match state and local government agencies with nearby universities that can help solve upcoming challenges, such as economic recovery.
San Jose to distribute 11,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to students this year
An announcement by Mayor Sam Liccardo on Monday advances one leg of San Jose’s $8.2 million “COVID-19 Digital Inclusion Expenditure Plan."
Tech upgrades could save Chicago millions, a working group found
One estimate shows savings of more than $225 million if the city government moves its legacy IT systems to cloud-based storage and management systems.