Ryan McCauley

Former Staff Writer

Ryan McCauley was a staff writer for Government Technology magazine from October 2016 through July 2017, and previously served as the publication's editorial assistant.

Each winning city will receive an individualized Readiness Workshop and host of tech tools to help further its efforts toward becoming a smart city.
Cyberinsurance polices increasingly include ransomware protections to help recover losses in the cases of such attacks. Are they worth the price tag for small and mid-size governments?
Kate Garman will move from Kansas City, Mo., to the Emerald City to help coordinate smart tech projects across city departments and forge partnerships to improve the quality of life for residents.
This week, a House subcommittee approved a bipartisan markup of legislation dealing with the onset of autonomous vehicles.
Two solutions using data analytics and artificial intelligence may serve as a model for how cities across the country can take better care of their streets.
The Contra Costa Transportation Authority is setting itself up to exchange data and insights from partners around the globe.
In an organized event to protest the proposed change by the FCC to eliminate protections for net neutrality, cities and counties have joined together to pen a letter to chairman Ajit Pai.
Throughout the country, states are setting their own pace when it comes to autonomous vehicles. Where some choose to move quickly and aggressively, others opt for lighter legislative touches.
In an attempt to provide housing and improve transit, Facebook announced its plan to integrate mixed-use retail and housing with workspaces.
Volkswagen has chosen to locate its EV carsharing network in Sacramento despite Los Angeles' attempt to lure the company south.
By looking at pilot programs across the country that seek to increase mobility options for low-income residents in rural areas, the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis worked to understand if these programs were feasible for more widespread adoption.
The the Video Analytics Towards Vision Zero program calls on the public to help teach computers to recognize vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists and any near-misses in the hope it can prevent deadly accidents.
The capital city of California is using its leverage as the backyard of state regulators and its willingness to form partnerships to get driverless vehicle manufacturers to the table.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee met to discuss more than a dozen pieces of proposed self-driving vehicle legislation and begin crafting the framework that will ultimately lead to bipartisan legislation that regulates self-driving vehicles.
The L.A. County Metropolitan Transit Agency is launching a pilot program, equipping 150 buses with Wi-Fi devices in an effort to improve ridership and passenger experience.
During a panel at the Advanced Energy Economy’s Pathway to 2050 event, experts from the public and private discussed the impact technology will have on how energy is consumed over the course of the next 30 years.
The process is finally complete for Eric Boyette, who will serve as the state's next CIO.
In a recent radio interview, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti brought up the idea of building a monorail system to divert traffic away from the Southern California nightmare — aka the 405 freeway.
The report, authored by San Franciscans for Municipal Fiber, argues that to properly address the digital divide and provide affordable, equitable Internet access, the city must begin building its own fiber network.
This week members of Congress released bipartisan legislative principles for self-driving vehicles that will guide any future laws.
Researchers from Ohio State University released a report chronicling how to best determine where charging stations can go to encourage electric vehicle adoption.
According to a new study, cities may be able to predict where collisions are most likely to occur by collecting data on dangerous driving behaviors.
Resilience planning means a lot of things to different communities. In San Francisco, a panel of infrastructure and design experts shared their thoughts on how to combat increased flooding due to a rise in sea level.
As CIO of the tech-centric city, Gerull says she plans to provide the best services to residents as possible.
The executive branch argued that a private nonprofit is better equipped to handle the country's 300 airports, but consensus remains elusive.
The Treasury’s Transparency Portal was developed to help residents understand where resources are devoted and hold officials accountable.
The Bay Area city is looking to implement several autonomous vehicle pilot projects on its streets to determine how the technology can be integrated into the entire transportation ecosystem.
The city signed a memorandum of understanding with WiredScore in order to certify which new developments are equipped with high-speed Internet access for businesses and residents.
Miami-Dade County, along with the City Innovate Foundation, is releasing a playbook for local governments that adds ride-hailing and bike-sharing to the mix in the quest for truly multi-modal mobility.
Snohomish County, Wash., is trying to figure out how best to use smart tech to serve very different populations.