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Washington, D.C.

Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced that Chief Technology Officer Lindsey Parker will be taking over as her chief of staff following the sudden departure of John Falcicchio last week. Parker has been with the administration since 2015.
The Washington, D.C., Department of Corrections has implemented a pilot program to help individuals who are incarcerated gain access to cloud certifications that will help ensure they earn living wages upon their release.
Plus, Michigan launches a connectivity listening tour; Kansas announced $45 million in broadband funding for underserved counties; Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser signs digital equity legislation, and more.
Plus, a new piece of legislation would create a digital equity division for Washington, D.C.; an Indiana data map includes 12 different digital equity variables within the state’s counties; and more.
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.
The newly formed Mobility Innovation District in southwest Washington, D.C., will be the site to launch initiatives like “universal basic mobility” pilots, as well as on-demand microtransit.
The DCPS Digital Equity Act of 2022 requires the school district to create a student technology plan to close the digital divide locally and modernize school IT protocols, with the help of feedback from parents and educators.
Many residents have no idea what sort of data is collected by the myriad sensors, cameras and other pieces of smart city technology. A new project hopes to demystify the technology through embedded QR codes.