Chattanooga Claims America’s Fastest Broadband Service Chattanooga offers 1-gigabit-per-second fiber Internet service to all residents and businesses. FCC Overhauls Universal Service Fund The FCC says Universal Service Fund reforms will boost rural broadband. Critics worry about the impact on small telecom providers. Gov2020 5 Ways IT Professionals Can Keep Learning Keeping up with hands-on professional development. Public Safety Washington, D.C.’s Criminal Case Initiation Project Automates Court Processes Multiple arresting agencies in Washington, D.C., collaborate and hammer out agreements to build a law enforcement and justice information network. Point of View It’s Time for America to Invest in Broadband Deploying high-speed broadband nationwide should be a priority. Case Studies Smart Snowplows Keep the Highway to Valdez, Alaska, Clear GPS and heads-up display technology keep Alaska snowplow drivers on the road, even if they can’t see it. Nevada County, Calif., Overhauls Its Website to Engage Citizens in the Ways They Want County lets residents submit and vote on ideas to improve the website. Innovation Oakland County, Mich., Taking Shared Services National The county is scaling up with the National Association of Counties to offer subscriptions for hosted applications to localities nationwide. Maricopa County, Ariz., Turns on ‘Spigit’ for Innovative Ideas The county is one of the largest governments in the U.S. to try the idea generation platform. Nevada DMV Approves Regulations for Testing Driverless Vehicles Companies will be able to apply to test autonomous vehicles starting March 1. Product News New Products from Trimble, Toshiba, Canon U.S.A. Handheld GIS, 10-inch tablet, high-definition camera. Connectivity Music Schools Take Performances to Next Level Over advanced research and education networks, musicians perform together from different states at the same time. Four Questions Alaska Director of Enterprise Technology Services Balances Business and IT Pat Shier's background as head of retirements and benefits division guides his latest task of leading Enterprise Technology Services. Leadership Utah’s iPad User’s Manual for State Employees Utah makes guide for state workers to offer support, guidance on bring-your-own devices.