The project illustrates a rising industry trend of municipalities playing a greater role in funding repairs and upgrades to local infrastructure to meet the needs of their constituents and the local economy.
New 'smart city' programs will leverage technology and education to benefit residents, businesses and entrepreneurs: smart transit systems, public Wi-Fi connectivity, skills and training, public safety infrastructure and safer neighborhoods.
A new report from Public Services International points to the dangers of 'corporate-led' smart city initiatives and insists that these technological paradigms must be designed for people rather than profit.
A PBS documentary details the devastating Camp Fire in Paradise, California, and suggests the tragedy could have been much less catastrophic had potentially life-saving emergency alerts gone out as intended
Government partnerships are increasing, and are expected to be a large part of government operations going forward. Advancing society through partnership governance was the subject of a recent academic summit on the future of public service.