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    Data-driven reporting and analysis from Government Technology writers and editors.

    As a major California public transit agency grapples with ongoing public safety, funding and ridership challenges — the same issues many transit agencies are facing — its use of surveillance technology is evolving.
    President Joe Biden signed an executive order to regulate artificial intelligence, but how are state and local governments handling it? Many are exploring how AI can enhance services, while others are temporarily banning its use.
    The state recently launched an in-house secure online auction site, overcoming unique challenges. The project is projected to save the state $250,000 a year. Here’s a look at the most popular items listed.
    A small North Carolina town hosted a test pilot of an all-electric, autonomous public transportation shuttle. Survey data reveals what riders said about how they felt before and after riding. 
    The Michigan Supreme Court has expanded new technology to make mediation services available to parents with busy and unpredictable schedules — but can domestic issues really be settled through text?
    Survey data reveals rural libraries are significantly less likely to offer STEAM programming than their city or suburban counterparts. Here’s how small-town librarians are breaking past funding and resource roadblocks.
    The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the grants in an effort to modernize IT infrastructure for unemployment programs with cloud technology and user-friendly interfaces. Here’s who got the money.
    Topline data on priorities, tech spending, innovation and workforce from the leading counties in this year's survey from the Center for Digital Government.
    The use of chatbots is exploding across government agencies at all levels, according to survey data. A local government expert weighs in on the dos and don’ts of implementing one that actually works.
    New York City leaders pleaded with social media companies to do something about the deadly trend of subway surfing viral videos. Now the tech companies are removing dangerous videos and publishing the city's PSA content.