Bloomberg Philanthropies to fund digital innovation teams in six cities
Washington, D.C., San Francisco and four international cities, will split $17 million over the next three years to boost COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Iran airstrike hasn't elevated network activity in D.C., officials say
District officials have been vigilant since the death of general Qassem Soleimani, but told reporters network surveillance traffic from Iran has stayed consistent.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser nominates new technology chief
Lindsey Parker, Bowser's deputy chief of staff, will take over for Barney Krucoff, the city's data officer who's been serving as interim CTO for the past year.
D.C. launches autonomous vehicles working group, pilot project
The local government says it wants to stay on "the cutting edge."
D.C. CTO Archana Vemulapalli announces resignation
The national thought leader will stay with the District until early 2018.
To squash rat outbreak, D.C. turns to technology
Following a surge in rodent complaints, local government is using predictive analytics, hackathons and smart trash cans to take back the streets.
Washington, D.C.'s new data team is using social science to hone policy
A new office operating under the mayor will analyze data and conduct surveys to understand how city policies on things like police body cameras, rent subsidies and emergency services policies affect residents and government operations.
D.C. introduces daily updates to crash data on open gov portal
The information flow will support the Vision Zero initiative, which aims to reduce the number of traffic-related deaths and serious injuries in the city to zero.
D.C. mayor unveils new budget portal, open gov officer post
Both developments are meant to boost transparency across city hall, according to a release.