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How We Can Get Our Mobility Back
September 23, 2014 - Government has a big role to play as we work to develop an intelligent, multimodal transportation system.

Tacoma, Wash., Struggles with Text Message Retention
September 22, 2014 - Saving mobile communications from personal devices is a challenge for the Pacific Northwest city.

‘Dispatchers Save Seconds, Seconds Save Lives, Sometimes’
September 22, 2014 - 911 operators share stories of the difficulties in locating some cellphone callers.

Portland, Ore., to Hire a Chief Resilience Officer
September 18, 2014 - The City Council is scheduled to greenlight a $1 million grant application to the Rockefeller Foundation to help pay for the proposed position.

Pittsburgh’s Post-Gazette Sues State to Change Email Practice
September 17, 2014 - Lawyers for the newspaper said the state’s practice violates the due process rights of the public seeking release of public records under Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law.

New Haven Leading Charge for Ultra High-Speed Internet Access in Connecticut
September 16, 2014 - If successful, the plan would begin bringing affordable ultra high-speed Internet to homes and businesses around the state starting about three years from now.

When Citizens Decide How Public Money Is Spent
September 15, 2014 - A few American communities are experimenting with participatory budgeting at the neighborhood level. Their experiences can help guide others interested in giving the idea a try.

A Flexible Path to LMR for Buncombe County, N.C.
September 12, 2014 - A new land mobile radio system helps the county manage nearly 70,000 annual emergency calls across its rugged terrain.

Pittsburgh May Hold Key to Future of Tech
September 12, 2014 - Local entrepreneurs gathered on Thursday at AlphaLab Gear to discuss technology in Pittsburgh and how it will transform the city.

Ukrainian Hacker Wanted in W.Pa., Spotlights Difficulty of Cybercrime Fight
September 11, 2014 - The inability of federal prosecutors to nab the accused hacker shows how hard it can be for law enforcement to reach foreign hackers.

A Better Way to Manage Government’s Underutilized Property
September 11, 2014 - A startup emerging from academia wants to help cities get more value from publicly owned land.

Lexington, Ky. Mayor Eyes Gigabit City Status 
September 10, 2014 - Mayor Jim Gray said that within the next six months, the city will release a request for information to determine whether there is interest in a private-public partnership or commercial-only solution to build a fiber-optic network.

Editorial: Capital Region, NY Emerging as Tech Hub
September 9, 2014 - The region has scored impressive gains in technology-related jobs, and the latest employment data from the New York State Department of Labor would suggest the region could become another Silicon Valley.

Performance Management in Government: The Old Is New Again
September 8, 2014 - As they deploy modern, data-driven tools for public-sector efficiency, today's government leaders are building on work that began many decades ago.

Building a Framework for Chicago's Data Ecosystem
September 5, 2014 - The Chicago School of Data is less of an academic discipline and more of a method for cooperative, data-driven progress united by one key principle—that data, as public good, is one that is at the service of all people.

When Citizens Bypass Government
September 5, 2014 - The growth of citizen-powered engagement platforms is a challenge for local governments, but it's a phenomenon they should embrace.

Big Data Isn't Enough to Spark City Innovation video
September 3, 2014 - When big data hides the complexity, subtlety and nuance of making communities work.

Are Governments Neglecting Planes and Trains?
August 29, 2014 - Even though airports and public transportation systems are in need of upgrades, all anyone ever talks about is roads and bridges.

California Legislature Approves Drone Regulation
August 28, 2014 - A measure that regulates law enforcement use of drones was passed by California lawmakers and now awaits the decision of Gov. Jerry Brown.

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