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Austin, Texas' public pools now have an app

by • 1 month ago

Visitors can now purchase tickets from the city's 45 pools, springs and aquatic centers.

Austin CIO Chris Stewart targets citizen services

by • 6 months ago

Recently promoted from an interim to permanent CIO position, Chris Stewart said his office is now building out a new digital services division.

Austin, Texas, gives up on alpha website after 3 years, $3 million

by • 8 months ago

Austin, Texas, will decommission its alpha website, initially intended to be a more user-friendly version of its current website, after spending three years and more than $3 million on the project.

VR, digital assistants among projects in first STIR Labs cohort

by • 10 months ago

Challenges surrounding climate change, transportation, housing and civic technology will be addressed by 17 research partnerships starting in February.

Austin is building a $7.1 billion transit system from scratch

by • 12 months ago

Residents of the Texas capital voted to fund a brand-new rail system that will consider passengers' data privacy and user experience when it is built.

Denver tech agency considers upgraded digital services, messaging

by • 1 year ago

The Denver City Council is ready to vote on a proposal that would mean a $1.9 million upgrade contract with OpenCities, a Microsoft-owned software maker.

Austin CIO Stephen Elkins steps down

by • 1 year ago

Stephen Elkins, who's credited with improving Austin's IT resiliency and a transition to cloud-based services, told StateScoop he'll step down next week after a decade with the city.

Four cities to pilot traffic-data platform to improve roadway congestion, safety

by • 1 year ago

Roadway sensor data will fuel software pilots in Austin, Texas; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Walnut Creek, California; and Westminster, Colorado, after the cities won a competition earlier this week.

Austin, Texas, names new cybersecurity chief

by • 1 year ago

Erp, a cybersecurity consultant and former Texas Health and Human Services Commission CISO, will join the city as its top IT security official on June 1.

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