The previous iteration of the Metro Flex on-demand service in King County, Wash., was a mix of three different pilot projects. It has since been reimagined as an easy-to-use transportation alternative for the Seattle metro area.
Megan Clarke, former CIO for the city of Burbank, Calif., took over King County’s IT Department in January. She replaced David Mendel, who was with the county for 17 years before serving as interim CIO.
In an email to families this week, Seattle Public Schools told students to bring laptops and chargers home over winter break in case inclement weather prevents their return to school in January.
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.
A Lynnwood-based debt-collection company has been sued for compromising the names and the Social Security information of more than 3.7 million individuals in a data breach back in April 2021.
A new report by StreetLight Data underscores how traffic patterns across U.S. downtown areas have been reshaped by the pandemic. Remote work and changes in travel preferences offer new challenges for urban planners and transit agencies.
Transit leaders gathered at the American Public Transit Association TRANSform Conference last month to discuss how projects like fare removal in Kansas City, Mo., or a bus rapid transit line in Seattle will help remake cities.
Wi-Fi hot spots have become a technological lifeline for Seattle residents without consistent access to services of their own. The program, which started in 2015, allows anyone with a library card to use the devices for 21 days.
After two years of optimistic forecasts, blown deadlines, and pushback, it's fair to say returning to the office isn't going as planned, with data showing Seattle offices are 42 percent as full as they were pre-COVID.
For the fourth time in the past six years, the city has once again been recognized by a third party for purchasing contracts that require its vendors to meet a strict criteria related to sustainability.