More so than maybe any other city government, the nation’s third-largest city is heavily invested in testing startups’ urban technology.
When a disaster like a large earthquake strikes, government agencies will have to manage the public’s expectations for a quick response. And that’s not easy.
Cincinnati has rolled out 14 interactive dashboards that are regularly updated and built upon the city’s open data portal.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Houston’s bus ridership growth; publicly funded campaigns in Portland; and working with non-profits to reduce crime in Baltimore.
New Census data show that the real differences between the city and the country may not match up with popular perception.
Schools and disabled students are pitted against each other in a Supreme Court case that could require higher standards for special education, something school administrators say would be expensive for schools.
Landlords of multi-unit dwellings who attempt to offer only one internet service provider to residents will have to open their doors to resident-requested alternatives, if first-of-its-kind legislation passes.
Emanuel delivered a letter signed by 15 other mayors, who are calling for the continuation of a program that shields young people from deportation.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Tacoma’s new rules for all-night massage parlors; increasing costs for Salt Lake City airport upgrades; and a N.C. county official reconsiders her resignation.
Humans: Don’t look up for drone deliveries. Self-driving delivery robots already have arrived on some city sidewalks.
Debra Lam is resigning this month, after two years with the city.