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