Civic Tech

Code for America appoints Amanda Renteria as new CEO

by • 2 months ago

Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka is succeeded by Amanda Renteria, former chief of staff to Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

Code for America chief Jennifer Pahlka to step down Jan. 31

by • 5 months ago

Pahlka, who previously announced the organization's search for a new executive director, will remain a consultant and member of its board of directors.

Bike lane object-detection tech one of three winners in DCx challenge

by • 9 months ago

Three winners of a Washington D.C. startup competition will split $20,000 for their public-safety-driven technologies.

In Sacramento, civic technology guides progress

by • 10 months ago

The city's chief innovation officer says civic tech undergirds a vast array of economic development and strategic initiatives in the state capital.

Transit Tech Lab pilots solutions for NYC's transit woes

by • 11 months ago

For transit systems with shaky performance and unclear futures, the city is turning to small tech companies for a leg up.

Underserved communities triaged in CivStart accelerator's first cohort

by • 12 months ago

Ten startups will enter a 24-month program to develop solutions aimed at improving quality of life, public safety and public health for underserved communities.

D.C.'s latest app challenge takes on public safety

by • 1 year ago

Months after a similar competition targeting transportation and environment, the city now looks for tools to support its police, fire and health departments.

Mini-backed startup incubator takes on energy, food waste in sixth cohort

by • 1 year ago

Urban-X's sixth cohort will feature seven companies that will also address design, road safety and emergency response.

Startup in Residence announces 43 projects in 2019 cohort

by • 1 year ago

Tech startups partnered with 22 local governments to create new digital tools, revamp frail processes and unite stakeholders.