Mobile voting arrives for 1.2 million Seattle-area voters
Voters around Seattle will be able to use a smartphone to cast ballots for a seat on an environmental board, but warnings about online voting still abound.
Seattle’s new data dashboard highlights city performance
“Performance Seattle” is part of Mayor Jenny Durkan’s call to improve accountability and build “the city of the future.”
Seattle's smart-city coordinator leaving for civic-tech consulting group
Kate Garman, Seattle's lead technology adviser to Mayor Jenny Durkan, announced she will move to CityFi in January.
Seattle's new street construction map reveals hundreds of projects
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
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
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
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
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
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.