IE 11 Not Supported

For optimal browsing, we recommend Chrome, Firefox or Safari browsers.

Civic Tech

Technology with a public purpose in advocacy, engagement, participation, governance, and social impact intended to improve relationships between people and their government.

There’s a long history of effective public-sector infrastructure investments and services being implemented in the region — programs some conservatives might deride as socialism — and working exceedingly well.
Sitting beneath the photo of a Tesla sedan floating in orbit tacked to his bedroom wall, he programmed a Twitter account to automatically post the movements of a certain private jet, a Gulfstream G650ER.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation grant will aid the city's meter upgrade project to continue working on improving water use efficiency, according to a city of Greeley, Colo., news release.
Unemployment benefits that were delayed this week for more than 12,000 Tennesseans due to a computer outage should be restored soon if, as expected, computer network service for the state labor agency is fixed.
Police in Lima, Ohio, are looking to custom-built technology to address a staffing shortage. The mobile device has cameras, sound detection, facial recognition software and license plate recognition capabilities.
Organized by Bloomberg Philanthropies in partnership with the Aspen Institute, speakers for CityLab 2022 will include former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Baltimore's chief data officer, and more.
Plus, Texas has released its initial 2022 broadband plan; Kentucky is investing more than $200 million in high-speed Internet; the GSA has announced its first cohort of 40 U.S. Digital Corps fellows; and more.
One county leader wants to form a $10 million Opioid Innovation Fund to support and test new strategies for combating the opioid epidemic, but County Council is divided over whether it’s needed and how it might work.
The controversial surveillance camera technology on public streetlights has raised calls for oversight from privacy and civil rights advocates. A City Council vote could change the rules around how the tech is governed.
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati is going to be piloting a technology solution to gain a better understanding of its wastewater network and more advanced sampling methods.