Ed Lee

What the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee did for digital equity

by • 4 years ago

Remembering one of the civic tech movement's pioneers — and the digital programs and policies he championed.

S.F. upgrades Wi-Fi, relaunches startup effort, shares data

by • 6 years ago

Mayor Ed Lee's office announced a spate of techinitiatives to bolster the city's public Wi-Fi offering, reignite a startup program and share traffic data.

San Francisco mayor hopes to lead push to end gun violence with technology

by • 6 years ago

Mayor Ed Lee details his city's efforts to use technology to reduce gun violence, and to encourage the private sector to follow suit.

10 smart cities to watch

by • 7 years ago

StateScoop interviewed dozens of industry and public sector officials to identify 10 cities — from Austin to New York to San Francisco — that are setting the pace pursuing smart city strategies.

LinkedIn expands San Francisco presence

by • 8 years ago

The City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development estimates that the nearly 450,000 square feet of office space can accommodate approximately 2,500 jobs in San Francisco.

San Francisco's new Wi-Fi network (VIDEO)

by • 8 years ago

San Francisco recently announced it will provide free Wi-Fi to residents and visitors of the city’s Market Street area in what has become a growing trend among cities across the country.

San Francisco app helps residents keep food on table

by • 9 years ago

Developed by a Code for America fellow at City Hall this year, Promptly provides clear and concise text messages delivered directly to San Francisco Human Services Agency clients that allows them to quickly take action to preserve their benefits.

San Francisco launches nation's first 'Living Innovation Zone'

by • 9 years ago

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today, as part of Innovation Month, officially opened the nation’s first Living Innovation Zone, which links partners with the city to sponsor the installation of innovative exhibit spaces that make science and technology more accessible in public for the public.

States lash out at feds, Congress for shutdown

by • 9 years ago

Complaints centered on the temporary stoppage of federal funds that states receive to run critical program in each jurisdiction, ranging from health and human services initiatives to education programs, not to mention the possible economic impacts on their states.