Coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and government’s response to it, including its impact on digital service delivery, as well as how and where work is performed. Includes stories about technology’s role in vaccine distribution, as well as accelerating the transformation of state and local government operations using solutions like cloud computing, chatbots and data analytics.
A mode shift toward more sustainable transportation like micromobility and transit will take more than an app. It will require a reimagining of cities and how transportation infrastructure is prioritized.
With new state funding available to districts that were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, schools are upgrading to environmentally efficient heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems.
CARES. ARPA. IIJA. These bills and more have put billions into the state and local government market. We break down the major federal funding packages and how they’re being put to use.
Across the country, health officials have been trying to combat misinformation and restore trust within their communities. Data suggests that the misinformation surrounding COVID-19 vaccines now threatens other public health priorities.
It will take a multi-pronged approach to guide micromobility operations toward a path of viability and profits in the United States, as they navigate a landscape marked by poor infrastructure and costly regulation.
Experts in the ventilation industry say that bringing in air from outside through a filtration system is still the best way to improve air quality in schools, which studies have shown can affect student performance.
Washington, D.C., like many other cities, has seen a rise in remote work since the pandemic began. The lingering trend is prompting new conversations around how transit agencies and their services must change.
Tech-driven counties in California’s Silicon Valley and around Seattle, Wash., and Austin, Texas, boomed as the pandemic raged, according to new economic data released this month by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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 Transit Tech Lab, an initiative focused on bolstering transit recovery and sustainability, has selected six technology companies to conduct yearlong pilots across the New York City metro region.