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Seattle's new street construction map reveals hundreds of projects

by • 2 weeks ago

The new interactive tool is designed to help commuters in the fast-growing city get through the next four years of planned downtown renovations.

U.S. can't crack top 10 in survey of 'smartest' cities

by • 1 month ago

A new smart-city ranking index listed just nine U.S. cities out of 102 globally, based on residents' perceptions of infrastructure and civic services.

'Digital Equity Act' proposes $250 million annually for cities, states

by • 1 month ago

Advocates for the legislation say it's the other, missing half of the current growing national investment in broadband infrastructure.

Seattle puts $320,000 toward digital literacy

by • 3 months ago

A community newspaper, indigenous artists and a handful of other community groups represent the latest participants in the 22-year-old program.

Seattle IT fires 14 managers in major reorganization

by • 6 months ago

The city's new chief technology officer, Saad Bashir, said the decision is part of a "pivot" to becoming a "Best-in-Class digital service delivery team."

Seattle innovation council tackles homelessness, social services in first projects

by • 7 months ago

The group comprised of local technology companies, university deans and city leaders has named seven new technology projects designed to improve life for the city's residents.

Police need public's trust before adopting new technologies, officials say

by • 8 months ago

Emerging technologies like drones and data analytics can help police, but they need community acceptance first, speakers at a South by Southwest panel said.

Seattle mayor to nominate Ottawa's Saad Bashir as CTO

by • 10 months ago

Mayor Jenny Durkan is expected to nominate Ottawa's outgoing chief information officer as Seattle's new chief technology officer.

Seattle readies UPS 'eBike' pilot to assist urban delivery

by • 1 year ago

The eBikes, operated by UPS, will work alongside traditional vans as part of an experimental project.