July 22, 2008 By News Report
The Office of the Mayor and the Department of the Environment (SF Environment) of the City and County of San Francisco are reviewing opportunities to design and implement a variety of projects, pilot programs, technologies and policies that will accelerate the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in San Francisco. An RFI has been issued, and submittals are requested by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19. Questions, requests for clarification, and requests for additional information must be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com.
Points of Interest
Specific topics for which project concepts are requested include the following points of interest:
For more information on the Request for Information and to view the submission procedure, visit Mayor Newsom's Web site.
All over the country, community leaders are looking to boost economic development through various initiatives. One key element in many of those initiatives is the use of information technology. When local governments build IT infrastructure, create e-government applications, assist high-tech startups or otherwise focus on technology, they create conditions that draw businesses to their communities and help retain skilled workers. This paper discusses and provides examples of these various ways local government can use technology to ultimately make a community more attractive to businesses, visitors and residents.