Virginia Tech data program boosts local agencies short on analytical resources
The university's "urban computing" program is putting municipal data on crime, transit and education in the hands of enterprising graduate students.
Seattle readies UPS 'eBike' pilot to assist urban delivery
The eBikes, operated by UPS, will work alongside traditional vans as part of an experimental project.
FirstNet Authority approves $240 million budget in first self-funded fiscal year
WIth its budget approved, FirstNet CEO Mike Poth says the authority is now "laser focused" on continuing its network buildout.
Florida boosts election security training through an evolving university partnership
Securing the state's voting systems is the latest training topic included in curriculum offered to state government staff through a cybersecurity center operated by the University of West Florida.
FirstNet offers public safety agencies prewritten statewide deals
AT&T and its partners say the new arrangement will give agencies easier and more affordable access to the nationwide public safety data network.
Eight states get a boost from NGA for health data projects
The National Governors Association will help agencies work through policy and data-sharing challenges.
Autonomous and connected vehicles, housing, public safety win in first 'Georgia Smart' challenge
Four communities have been named as winners. They receive funding and research support as the governments now begin yearlong research projects.
A new group could change how the nation monitors cyberattacks against critical public infrastructure
Disruption to emergency response systems or water facilities could be deadly, so Michael Hamilton is building a national network that can act as a "radar for infrastructure disruption."
For better voter turnout, D.C. elections board forges unique partnership with Nextdoor
The social networking service will help the district provide its residents with voting information that could increase participation in future elections.