Tags Washington D.C.

D.C.'s latest app challenge takes on public safety

by • 3 weeks ago

Months after a similar competition targeting transportation and environment, the city now looks for tools to support its police, fire and health departments.

Tested by Ubers, scooters and seas of data, city officials see opportunity

by • 4 weeks ago

A mercurial landscape of transportation options is challenging cities in way that urban transportation officials say they can't build their way out of.

Washington, D.C., introduces 'resiliency' plan to protect against 21st-century threats

by • 3 months ago

The "Resilient D.C." strategy published Monday includes 16 technology goals aimed at protecting the city from physical, economic and manmade threats.

Without federal action on data privacy, states forge ahead on their own

by • 4 months ago

A patchwork of internet privacy regulations is emerging as more states consider personal data protections demanded by the public.

'Road Vision' traffic metrics app wins D.C. app challenge

by • 5 months ago

The app, which uses mobile-phone and surveillance-camera footage to analyze traffic, won $25,000 and a beta-testing opportunity with the D.C. government.

D.C. developers present futuristic traffic, environmental apps for civic challenge

by • 6 months ago

As part of the capital's GigabitxDC Challenge, semifinalists showcased mobile innovations that found new uses for the next generation of wireless technology.

On data privacy, state AGs say they're following California's lead

by • 6 months ago

As states figure out how to protect their residents' personal data, many are waiting to see how California's sweeping new privacy law is implemented.

A Twitter bot is trying to fix D.C.'s parking problems

by • 6 months ago

The Washington, D.C. license plate lookup tool is seeing early success on Twitter. Now its creators want to develop it into a fully fledged mobile app.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser nominates new technology chief

by • 6 months ago

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.