Miami

Miami plans to build vertical airports for flying taxis by 2024

by • 1 month ago

Miami has signed an agreement with the "urban electric jet" company Archer to develop additional transit capacity in the air.

Miami's new digital tool lets people start businesses from a mobile phone

by • 2 months ago

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has announced the city's new "eStart" tool, which allows users to apply for business licenses and permits from their phones.

How the pandemic sparked Miami's data-driven culture shift

by • 6 months ago

Miami CIO Michael Sarasti told StateScoop the city's "data-driven culture" was made legitimate by the pressures of the ongoing health crisis.

Denver tech agency considers upgraded digital services, messaging

by • 7 months ago

The Denver City Council is ready to vote on a proposal that would mean a $1.9 million upgrade contract with OpenCities, a Microsoft-owned software maker.

Underserved students in four cities are about to get free Wi-Fi

by • 7 months ago

The consulting group Ignite Cities is helping to provide Wi-Fi access in neighborhoods in Chicago, New Orleans, Miami and Columbia, South Carolina, to support distance learning during the pandemic.

New York City has been on two 'work streams' during pandemic, CIO says

by • 9 months ago

Citywide CIO Jessica Tisch said the pandemic forced her agency to rush new services online, while also supporting a pivot to remote work for thousands of staff.

Code for America announces latest group of Community Fellows

by • 2 years ago

Seventeen fellows spread across seven U.S. cities will work on projects that include housing-data portals, resource maps for formerly incarcerated people and a food-stamp app.

10 things 'I wish I had known' before the disaster hit

by • 3 years ago

In disasters, government officials are called upon to respond and recover. Here are 10 things wish they had known before jumping into action.

10 things 'I wish I had known' before the disaster hit

by • 3 years ago

In disasters, government officials are called upon to respond and recover. Here are 10 things wish they had known before jumping into action.

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