What are cities doing with the massive amounts of data they're collecting as they work to become more connected and smarter? They're getting creative with new applications and they're sharing it with their citizens.
Data from 11 U.S. cities found 58% of emergency shelter beds are provided by faith-based groups. Baylor University researchers says these groups are also at the forefront of innovating long-term solutions to homelessness.
In its latest research on fastest growth areas in government contracting, Onvia ranked several from the human services realm among the top 10 hotspots in the state and local government market. See where the money is going.
Scheduling 22 trucks and 360 daily food pickups and deliveries could be a logistics nightmare. But technology is a wonderful thing. Read how Cisco's HyperFlex System helps City Harvest expand its anti-hunger operations.
From a Texas fire department to flood-prone neighborhoods in Tanzania to Cleveland-area hospices, drones are demonstrating they have the potential to do good – a lot of it in fact. Learn about seven compelling examples.
The U.S. DOT recently released a list of 10 cities designated as test beds for driverless cars. Atlanta didn't make the list. But that hasn't stopped the traffic-clogged city from taking matters into its own hands.
Most of the buzz and about self-driving cars has focused on how they'll make driving safer and help traffic-congested cities. But what about the laws governing their use? And who's liable if something goes wrong?
Worried that thousands of homeless young adults who crash on friends' couches will be lost to social systems, a German foundation developed a website that offers sofa hoppers help and advice. And it seems to be working.
Requests for emergency food assistance are on the rise – and hungry people are being turned away. Shouldn't our communities be doing more? From London to Philly, we've got examples of some that are.
Sedentary lifestyles and a shift from traditional diets to fast foods may be behind an increase in cancer and other lifestyle diseases in the Middle East. See what Ooredoo and the Qatar Cancer Society are doing to fight it