National Intelligent Transportation Vision Begins to Take Shape Research on smart driving systems show how information technology can change the way people commute. In Lean Times, Information and Communication Technology Has Come Full Circle (Opinion) Information and communication technology budgets must do more with less. signal-noise Transparency Has Become Another Unfunded Mandate (Opinion) Somebody must pay for the plumbing if transparency is to fulfill its promise. Security Michigan's Award-Winning Approach to Securing the State's Wireless Network Michigan Department of Information Technology upgrades the state's wireless network. Enterprise Washington State Virtual Vault Adds New Data and Documents Document and e-mail repository offers centralized searches and can narrow them by time frame or document type. Geo Info Crime and Traffic Safety Data Help Public Safety Agencies Reduce Serious Crashes and Crimes Using data to find the overlap between traffic accidents and serious crime, public safety managers can deploy resources efficiently and effectively. Point of View Does Technology Make Our World Too Convenient? (Opinion) Analytics helps predict crime, traffic needs, but are we losing the human connection? Product News New Products from Lenovo, Leica, HP High-definition monitor, GIS device, notebook PC. Spectrum IT Trends: Stimulus-Funded Transportation Projects; Changing Fonts to Save Printing Costs FarmVille costs Bulgarian councilman his job. CIO Profile CIO Steve Reneker Discusses How Riverside, Calif., Fights Graffiti with GPS-Enabled Cameras Graffiti abatement tool uses GPS data to help link taggers to graffiti elsewhere in Riverside. Justice Law Enforcement Needs a Standards-Based Communications Infrastructure It's time to collaborate on the right regional projects for information and communication technology and build upon them. Regional Projects Could be Models for National Public-Safety Information Sharing Colorado's COPLINK, Virginia's information exchange and the Automated Regional Justice Information System could be worth building upon.