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Ben Miller

Ben Miller

Associate Editor of GT Data and Business

Ben Miller is the associate editor of data and business for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes breaking news, business, community features and technical subjects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, and lives in Sacramento, Calif.

A pair of companies has released data from LED streetlight replacements in six cities in Maine, New York and Massachusetts where the municipalities are now collectively saving nearly $1 million per year.
The technology will use GPS data from mobile devices to route calls to the nearest 911 dispatch center, making it more likely the call goes to the right place. And dispatchers won't have to do anything to get it.
Using the Center for Digital Government's surveys of cities and counties across the U.S., we've identified the tech companies most commonly named as a top partner for public-sector IT organizations.
The company, with the backing of one of the only Native American-owned venture capital firms in the U.S., is taking applications to get technology into the hands of tribal law enforcement to make better use of data.
Here’s a tool, using data from the U.S. Department of Energy, showing which states have the most electric vehicle charging stations and chargers — as well as how that stacks up with the number of EVs in that state.
Solar power means the cameras can be placed in more locations, while AI means police can search more easily for vehicle type rather than just license plate number. It’s a trend law enforcement has been moving toward.
Spoiler: It looks like a property deed.
Electric buses, though costly, are beginning to make up more and more of the U.S. transit fleet. Here's a tool where you can look up how many electric buses a transit agency has, as well as how much it's driving them.
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