New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is seeking proposals from companies for a transit system that would feature all-electric autonomous mini buses that citizens can call for via an app or city kiosk.
Yesterday, Mississippi announced two new types of digital identification. The first is an app that allows Mississippians to use a digital driver's license. The second is a digital certificate of COVID-19 vaccination.
According to the findings of a state audit, an error in Michigan's unemployment insurance system led to $3.9 billion in overpayments to applicants who didn't qualify for the benefits.
How virtual will courts be after COVID-19? In Oregon, Multnomah County Circuit Court is the only court with a fully virtual jury selection process. Stakeholders continue to examine the merit of other virtual court ideas.
This week, the city of Philadelphia released its Open Data Dashboard, a platform that displays recently published data sets to increase transparency and to serve as a resource for other organizations.
Benton County, Wash., residents can now go to a new $14 million, 23-acre building for a variety of services, including marriage license applications and property tax payments. The building opened yesterday.
Yesterday, a fire that started near an overpass in Los Angeles damaged fiber-optic lines used by Spectrum. The company said outages were concentrated in South L.A., but other customers were affected.
As part of a project that affects multiple departments, Ohio is requiring unemployment insurance filers to create an account with the state's OH|ID platform. The ID will allow access to other state programs.
The Town Link program will support 10 organizations in Oakland, Calif., to offer digital skills programs to support their community as one piece of the city’s efforts to bridge the digital divide.
Plus, Kansas City, Mo., launches new phase in digital equity work; Wisconsin unveils new broadband grants; Philadelphia debuts an online tax center; and a data map tackles chain restaurants.
A partnership between the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Google Cloud and MTX will expedite the occupational licensing process through automation with the MavQ AI platform.
A report by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson's office says 6.3 million notices of data breaches have been delivered to state residents in 2021. This number eclipses the previous record of 3.5 million in 2018.
Within the next year, telecommunications companies are planning to ramp up the effectiveness of their 5G networks, but millions of older phones will become useless when 3G networks are shut down during this time.
Tampa International Airport is considering its post-pandemic future, with plans to incorporate emerging technologies such as electric air taxis, self-driving vehicles, facial recognition and contactless equipment.
Even smaller transit systems like Valley Regional Transit in Boise, Idaho, are turning to account-based fare payment systems in a push to modernize the transit experience and integrate it with other mobility options.
Over half of the computers in the Dauphin County Library System couldn't be used by the public because of COVID-19 precautions. This week saw the return of all computers for public use.
A cyber attack has temporarily shut down the computer system and website of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library. Officials don't know how long it will take to get the network working again.
A new website launched by the Kentucky Chamber Foundation and Workforce Center helps job seekers and employers connect through an automated and intuitive system. The product replaces a less advanced site.
Thanks to an increase in citizen participation after San Diego transitioned to virtual public meetings during March 2020, local officials say they will keep the meetings completely online.
A recently formed diversity and inclusion council within Tennessee's Strategic Technology Solutions agency looks to address workplace diversity by creating a safe space for employees to discuss and learn about related issues.
Officials in Berks County, Pa., corrected false election information that was sent in two emails from a state representative. The lawmaker pointed out that the county had sent out an inaccurate letterhead.