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D.C. targets transportation, environment in latest civic app challenge

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

Programmers will pursue grants to develop applications that make the most of the incoming generation of high-speed wireless infrastructure.

Romanian woman pleads guilty to 2017 ransomware attack on D.C. police cameras

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

The attack disabled two-thirds of the capital's police surveillance cameras just days before the presidential inauguration.

D.C. Metro needs to improve its cybersecurity, audit finds

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The inspector general for Washington, D.C.'s public transit system recently reported that it needs to improve its ability to detect and respond to "IT incidents."

Starship Technologies plans to put more delivery robots on city streets after new funding

by Ryan Duffy • 5 months ago

The company recently raised another 5 million. It's also hired an Airbnb veteran as its new CEO.

For better voter turnout, D.C. elections board forges unique partnership with Nextdoor

by Mark Satter • 6 months ago

The social networking service will help the district provide its residents with voting information that could increase participation in future elections.

Public transit agencies may start selling tickets through Uber

by Benjamin Freed • 7 months ago

Uber is partnering with mobile-ticketing company Masabi to sell rail and bus passes through its popular ride-hailing app. It also says it's expanding how much data it shares with cities.

Washington, D.C., launches 'Crime Cards' search tool

by Colin Wood • 8 months ago

A new data visualization tool revises the city's previous crime map, which is more than a decade old.

Sidewalk robot test program extended in Washington, D.C., with strong government support

by Colin Wood • 9 months ago

City council is standing behind a pilot program that it says could both relieve congestion on city streets and enable new data collection to support operations.

D.C. launches autonomous vehicles working group, pilot project

by Jason Shueh • 9 months ago

The local government says it wants to stay on "the cutting edge."

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