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Judge denies Philadelphia officials' motion to dismiss lawsuit from fired CIO

by • 6 months ago

A suit from Charles Brennan, who was fired in January, can proceed against all defendants, including Mayor Jim Kenney.

'You have to help people understand' smart city benefits, mayors say

by • 6 months ago

Tech-driven improvements work best when officials explain them in terms the public can digest, said speakers at a forum on women and smart cities.

Philadelphia officials move to dismiss lawsuit from fired CIO

by • 6 months ago

Charles Brennan, who was fired in January, claims he was dismissed for criticizing Mayor Jim Kenney's diversity hiring practices.

How Austin turned to social media to get the word out during March bombings

by • 6 months ago

Austin Mayor Steve Adler says technology played a huge role in helping to find the perpetrator while social media services like Twitter helped keep residents notified of potential threats.

How West Sacramento plans to become the smartest small city in America

by • 7 months ago

New technologies play a central role in longtime Mayor Christopher Cabaldon's vision for making his city the best place to raise a family or find talented workers.

Tulsa is using data to write the next chapter of its history

by • 7 months ago

Commentary: Tulsa, Oklahoma Mayor G.T. Bynum says the city's Urban Data Pioneers program is creating progress around policy areas like housing, public health and education.

West Sacramento launches citywide microtransit pilot

by • 7 months ago

The mayor says the experiment could allow the city to close some of its less-used bus lines.

New York and Chicago mayors herald resurgence of the city-state

by • 7 months ago

Speaking at a smart cities conference, Bill de Blasio and Rahm Emanuel said it's up to cities to fulfill responsibilities national governments have shirked.

Atlanta mayor says ransomware attack exposed a blind spot for the community

by • 7 months ago

At the Smart Cities New York, Keisha Lance Bottoms says she hadn't focused on cybersecurity because it wasn't a top issue for most constituents.

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