Miami plans to build vertical airports for flying taxis by 2024
Miami has signed an agreement with the "urban electric jet" company Archer to develop additional transit capacity in the air.
Cities need 'cybersecurity education for everyone'
"If anyone breaks on the security chain, you’re vulnerable," Jeanne Holm, Los Angeles' deputy mayor for budget and innovation, said during an online conference.
Los Angeles wants flying taxis in the next three years
A brand-new aviation company will try to realize Mayor Eric Garcetti's dream of flying taxis in the nation's second-biggest city.
Los Angeles should 'thrive' in pandemic recovery, CIO says
Los Angeles vastly expanded its digital service offerings last year, but 2021 presents a crucial opportunity to continue that trend, city CIO Ted Ross said.
Port of Los Angeles, IBM to build cyber resilience center
The city has signed a three-year, $7 million contract to help organizations share threat intelligence and defend its maritime supply chain.
Trust and engagement are key for post-pandemic 'smart cities'
A city can only be smart if residents can access and trust its technology, New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said during the Smart Cities Live conference.
Los Angeles controller publishes maps showing city's inequities
Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin's new "Equity Index" is a visualization of the contrast in quality of life between Los Angeles neighborhoods.
LA Cyber Lab praised as model for cities sharing threat intelligence
Cybersecurity officials said the nonprofit organization, founded in 2017, has helped make it easier for small businesses in Southern California defend themselves against online threats.
LA needs a long-term digital services strategy, says city controller
A new report from Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin urges the creation of a digital services unit and greater governance to ensure that extended disruptions caused the coronavirus don't degrade the city's service offerings.