When Qualcomm and others began transforming NYC's old pay phones into high-tech kiosks, the goal was to make free Wi-Fi and city services more accessible to all citizens. Now they've added quick access to social services.
Communities struggle to prevent more death and devastation from drug addiction. Governments put more money into the battle. And new tech strategies emerge. Get the latest insights from Deloitte, SAS, IBM and others.
Even in a city like San Francisco, nearly one in five residents don’t have access to high-speed internet. Learn about its effort to be the largest U.S. city with municipal broadband and the difference it could make.
Baltimore tool maps food disparities. Hack for LA platform informs food seekers and policymakers. Subsidies wipe out Syracuse food desert. Lawmakers in Tallahassee OK financing pilot. Denver nonprofit runs market/farm.
With its new 500 Cities website, the Centers for Disease Control is helping public health professionals pinpoint chronic health issues and identify emerging health problems at a local level. Some call it a game-changer.
What's being called a groundbreaking initiative has a housing charity and an energy charity working together to harness wind power and use the proceeds to ease housing pressures in Scotland.
By population growth, Austin is one of the most successful cities in the U.S. By economic segregation, though, it ranks at the bottom. Learn how our first Readiness Challenge Grant winner plans to change that.
Palo Alto, California isn't a big city. But it sure acts like one. With numerous smart city projects completed or underway, the Silicon Valley community seems well on its way to becoming the role model it wants to be.
In a North Carolina county, the intersection of opioid abuse and child abuse and neglect threatens to overwhelm social services. A Florida agency works to protect the identity of kids in foster care from a new threat.
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