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Another week, another feature gets added to the Facebook mobile app. In addition to the new City Guides and Weather buttons that were recently introduced in the Apps section, Facebook ha
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“Go Boston 2030” includes direction to shorten commute times, increase job access.
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When all children, regardless of their differences, are educated together, everyone benefits.
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The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the second in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government applications of the Internet-of-Things (IoT).
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Building a sense of community is more important now than ever before. Check out our reasons why citizen engagement can’t just be measured by signatures.
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A smart city model for innovation may seem like a novel idea for now, but they’re becoming more of a necessity than people might think.
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The city of Albuquerque is focused on bringing consistency and coherence to an unwieldy collection of planning and land use regulations. An interview with Albuquerque Planning Director Suzanne Lubar explores the city's approach to the challenge. Contrary to its image in pop culture, Albuquerque is not the methamphetamine capital of America. And yet, there is a grain of truth to the adventures of Walter White: Albuquerque is overwhelmingly suburban.
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As NYC Open Data steps into the future, it’s worth looking back at how it became what it is today.
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While advocates may readily self-identify as interested in either food access or in active transportation, local communities don’t always see the distinction between these issues. Communities rightly see the issues as interconnected, suggesting that our approach to solving it should be as well.
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These art projects could help explain to your neighbors that their decisions are blocking out people and projects that could make their streets more vibrant and their housing more affordable.
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When President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid Highway Act of1956 – ordering the construction of 33,000 miles of interstate highways across the United States – it was never his intention to run those freeways through urban areas. “…The matter of running Interstate routes through...

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The city needs to attract new residents and retain the ones who already live there. Luckily, it has a few options.
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More than two dozen people representing downtown Orange businesses, organizations and local government gathered last Wednesday to learn the “secrets to a successful community” from National Main Street Center members.
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Nominations are now being accepted through May 10 for 2017's Great Streets, Great Neighborhoods, and Great Public Spaces. APA will recognize this year's Great
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By collecting real-time pollution data, an environmental group discovered Taiwan's largest petrochemical plant exceeded the emissions quota for pollution over 25,000 times. The plant didn't pay a cent for it.
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Move would drop Housing and Urban Development funding by about 14 percent as part of plan to cut domestic spending and increase the defense budget.
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Air quality data for Louisville, Ky. is now available on a new IFTTT channel that relays information to subscribers through text, email or even by changing the color of the user's smart light bulb in their home.
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