Plus, the state of Washington has appointed Aaron Wheeler to serve as the new broadband director, a digital navigator pilot program has been launched in the city of Cambridge, Mass., and more.
Sound Transit CEO Julie Timm is leaving mid-January after a short 16 months on the job, throwing the agency into another search for a leader amid the nation's largest transit expansion program.
An effort by Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs to track and refute viral online misinformation about elections has prompted loud objections from the state Republican Party.
The city of Seattle has announced the release of its Generative Artificial Intelligence Policy, which aims to align with the executive order on AI that was signed last week by President Joe Biden.
A recent report argued there was a need for greater data transparency to effectively measure the impact of a King County, Wash., program aimed at helping people experiencing homelessness gain access to housing.
The digital curb management project in Seattle marks one of the city’s first steps toward fully modernizing how curbs are managed, given the widening demands on these spaces by commercial fleets and conventional parking.
This month, the Seattle Department of Transportation debuted a program to test out the electric bike-lane sweeper. At barely 5 feet wide the machine is designed to weave between bollards and curbs.
Plus, Maryland’s governor attends an ACP training session; Seattle has opened applications for its annual digital equity grants; new findings about Internet access; and much more.
The Seattle City Council passed a bill Tuesday that would allow the installation of automated speed cameras on certain roads as part of an attempt by the city to prevent illegal street racing.
Plus, Houston is hiring a broadband director; more governors issue comments on the federal BEAD funding for high-speed Internet; and U.S. senators are fighting for a broadband strategy.