Following the departure of the director of innovation, the city’s Innovation Management Team’s leadership is changing. The mission of supporting city departments in their innovation work, however, will remain the same.
The Metro plan would use one-of-a-kind and much cheaper battery-powered light rail to connect West Chester Borough to downtown Philadelphia. Cutting-edge, fast-charging battery technology with a 60-mile range is envisioned.
As private-sector technology companies continue to announce layoffs, state and local government agencies looking for workers to bolster the public-sector workforce may be able to hire some of the skilled talent.
Plus, federal lawmakers introduce multiple pieces of legislation related to boosting the nation's broadband infrastructure, Texas moves forward with its own broadband availability map, and more.
Staff at the Black Doctors Consortium emphasized that getting any child vaccinated was a win, but echo other experts who say that as the focus on COVID has waned, old inequities are reasserting themselves.