D.C. targets transportation, environment in latest civic app challenge
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The local government says it wants to stay on "the cutting edge."