A new multidisciplinary group is hoping to start a conversation that can answer questions about new concerns specific to using drones in the nation's most densely populated metropolitan areas.
Transportation infrastructure, water and sewer systems, clean energy and data policy are among the recommended focus areas on the just-released 2020 policy agenda of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Officials with the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission are finalizing a proposal for Virgin’s Hyperloop One to build high-speed transit to other metro areas, a plan that could help create a “mega-region.”
Four pilot projects in the Los Angeles region have been awarded $500,000 to grow zero-emission transportation efforts. Part of their focus will be connecting underserved communities to new travel opportunities.
Companies like Facebook and Google have ushered in change — much of it positive — for individuals, communities and governments. But we still have a responsibility to ask whether they're serving the public interest.
From reporting on congress to building the first mobile streaming news network, small-town, North Dakotan Ed O’Keefe has extensive media experience. And as CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation, O’Keefe is creating an experience that preserves and shares Roosevelt’s legacy.
The Louisiana Department of Health has partnered with vendor MAXIMUS to streamline Medicaid enrollment, creating the Healthy Louisiana app. Eligible residents can use the app to compare health-care plans and find doctors.
As an increasing number of cities nationwide work to foster equitable outcomes for residents, Albuquerque has created a new case study for how data can be used in various ways to lift populations up.
Why are some lawmakers calling each other ‘bastards’ and ‘bat shit crazy’? Because governors in a dozen states now face legislatures controlled by the other party. While some can reach compromises, policy fights and angry words are common.
Blair Milo has accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime. It all stems from her passion for serving others and ensuring their success through creating opportunities.
The number of attorneys general that are requesting the federal government implement stricter online protections for children. A letter to the Federal Trade Commission asked for stronger rules regarding data collection for children under 13 years old. “Without modification to the current rule, companies will continue to build profiles on children based on collected data. Those profiles will be used to target them for many decades to come.”
As cities become denser, the old rationale of designing them around automobiles must give way to a new use of streets that includes walking and micro-mobile solutions. The result: greater efficiency, equity and safety.
A common issue with rural broadband expansion is small towns not having enough leverage to establish better Internet service. But legislation could turn the tables, giving communities the authority to form a unified district.
With national support and the possibility of college scholarships, a growing number of high schools are organizing their video gaming students into competitive esports teams. But the activity has raised a few concerns.
Media organizations with links to partisan political groups are expanding across the state before the 2020 election. Designed to look like conventional news outlets, the sites are backed by political groups.
With 15,000 Connecticut state workers eligible for retirement in 2022, state departments are turning to online applications and artificial intelligence to quickly fill potential labor gaps.
If PG&E becomes a public entity, maybe then it will start keeping the public’s interest in the forefront. As stocks drop, fires ravage the state, and anger mounts, it could be in the best interest of the state and utility company.