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Mobile voting arrives for 1.2 million Seattle-area voters

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 3 months ago

“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

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 4 months 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 • 5 months 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 • 5 months 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 • 7 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 • 9 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 • 11 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.