Government-Focused Information Exchange Goes Live
A new information network is putting the collective wisdom of public sector IT agencies within reach of their colleagues and trying to solve some of the big problems that vex government.
A new online portal aims to ease the innovative process and empower collaboration by creating a place for government to share projects and best practices in a format adapted for use by all.
The government Digital Transformation Exchange (DTE), an online platform powered by ProudCity, went live on Jan. 30 and is believed to be the first such partnership in the nation.
It’s the brainchild of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), an independent 501(c)(3) science and tech policy think tank, and a partnership with a collection of state and local governments. Founding DTE members include the states of Arizona, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Wisconsin as well as Montgomery County, Md., and the Illinois villages of Hinsdale and Wilmette.
Mayors across the country are working together to accelerate the implementation of smart technologies, policies, and strategies for making American cities better places to live, work, and visit.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total $3.2 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued the Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP) Final Rule that describes new procedures aimed at helping the federal government develop more effective approaches to spurring private participation and investment in project planning, development, finance, design, construction, maintenance, and operations.
In an era of political tribalism, infrastructure investment is one of the few areas of American public policy that polls well among everyone. Which makes sense; who doesn’t like the idea of filling potholes, new airport terminals, and water systems that don’t burst?
115TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION H. R. ll To direct the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a study and submit to Congress a report on the state of the internet-connected devices industry in the United States.
Housing is healthcare. That’s a common refrain among leaders working on public health issues that range from substance abuse to food insecurity. Fighting poverty and homelessness, and treating the many negative health outcomes associated with living outside shelter, starts with helping people secure safe, affordable housing. It’s the bedrock tenet of the “housing first” movement.
(Indianapolis, Ind.) - Today, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs unveiled their rural strategy on how to better support and elevate Indiana’s rural communities at a public announcement in Greensburg, Ind.
House Bill 1872 creates the the Missouri Rural Broadband Development Fund, but it will rely on appropriations. The grant would fund a maximum of 50 percent of a project provide a maximum $2.5 million to a given project.