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Philadelphia-area transit agency to pilot late-night on-demand trips
A new partnership between Via and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority will provide on-demand transit services to an underserved area.
Strategies to create user-centric digital services
Cisco’s Marc Moffett explores new ways of looking at digital service integration that offer modern and secure interactions for employees and citizens.
Three practical strategies for driving digital transformation
Automating data processes is a start, but democratizing data is the goal to realizing true transformation says Alteryx’s Andy MacIsaac.
911 tech firm RapidDeploy announces $29M funding round
RapidDeploy's CEO said the funding will allow an expansion of the firm's reach to 911 centers and enhance development of its cloud-based offerings for next-generation 911.
Citing national security threat, task force urges broad action on ransomware
A Ransomware Task Force created by industry groups last December has released what it calls a framework for an online scourge that's "basically everywhere."
CISA makes .gov domains available for free
The federal government will no longer charge agencies $400 to register a .gov site — at least for the rest of this year.
Nevada presses pause on 'innovation zones'
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said the idea of communities governed by technology companies warrants further public examination before the legislature makes a decision.
Two rural Delaware towns got a new transit and ride-hailing app
Residents of the towns of Georgetown and Millsboro, Delaware can now book transportation through a new app from Via, the company announced this week.
Civis Analytics releases digital toolkit to reach vaccine skeptics
A new suite of maps and data tools from Civis Analytics enable state and local agencies to view who's hesitant about taking a COVID-19 vaccine.
Digital Services — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report
The health crisis was for many public agencies — and universities — a rushed experiment that will seed continued change over the coming decade.