With federal broadband funding hanging in the balance, state and federal officials are urging residents to verify their Internet access status. The information will help identify underserved areas in need of service expansion.
The city’s approach to digital equity involves several different programs and partnerships managed through the Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs office. This work has helped to solidify the region as a tech capital.
Maine also moves into the top five on the annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, owing successes to new standards governing appliances, buildings and more.
The Ohio county has moved ahead with a plan to move $5 million in funding to the Cleveland Foundation for investment in innovative solutions and technologies to the region's ongoing opioid epidemic.
In a City Council vote Tuesday, officials approved the nearly $500,000 expansion of the GPS tracking technology for garbage and recycling trucks. The system is similar to the one currently used to track the city’s snow plows and salt trucks.
In legal matters like eviction appeals, people often defend themselves. But this can be a confusing process for a layperson. A technology lab and court collaboration brings a new tool aimed at making the process more accessible.
Attorneys for Niagara Falls have filed an action in state Supreme Court seeking to shutdown three cryptocurrency mining operations in the city unless and until they comply with a recently enacted series of rules.
An annual report that ranks each state by whether it has certain safety laws on the books, from teen driver training standards to driving while intoxicated, has added a new criteria — automated speed enforcement.
The gunshot detection company has encountered another delay in trying to install equipment in a shooting-prone part of the city. Officials say the rollout of the system is nearly complete.
City officials have approved the purchase of 55 more license plate reading cameras for deployment throughout the city. The newest deployment will complement the 38 cameras already in use.
Nearly 1,700 state and local entities purchased tech targeted under the ban between 2015 and 2021. A new rule lets existing tools stay, but reduces future availability, potentially leading to costlier procurements in the name of national security.
A partnership in the California county is connecting 50 families with no-cost Starlink Internet service as part of a larger effort to address disparities in Internet access for students in rural communities.
The annual traffic congestion survey of Texas roadways in 2021 showed a near return to pre-pandemic traffic levels amid strong population growth. Meanwhile, development patterns and transportation systems remain car-focused.
The Cleveland Department of Public Health and a host of community partners plan to improve air quality monitoring in disadvantaged areas and devise strategies for reducing their exposure to hazardous pollution.
A new partnership between EPB and California-based Qubitekk will allow private companies, government and university researchers to test quantum equipment and applications in an established fiber-optic environment.
In an 11-1 vote Thursday, commissioners with the Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission approved an early-phase analysis of a 22-mile electric passenger rail system connecting north and south county.