States call for collaboration with federal government on cybersecurity
With a new presidential administration in town, the chairman and vice chairman of the National Governors Association called for more collaboration between the federal government and states on cybersecurity.
GIS leaders push National Address Database program forward without funding
Even though the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Address Database pilot extinguished its funding and concluded its official run earlier this year, the agency’s chief geographic information officer announced Wednesday the effort will continue through a “coalition of the willing.”
Transportation secretary: Smart cities are next transportation revolution
Anthony Foxx, the Obama Administration’s transportation secretary, said the potential around smart cities could be as revolutionary as the Interstate Highway System was in the mid-1950s.
NIST, others band together to create IoT-enabled smart city framework
The framework — modeled after one created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology on cybersecurity — would serve as a standardized approach to smart city efforts.
Transportation announces Smart City Challenge finalists, new partnership with AWS
Out of 78 cities across the country that applied, U.S. Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx announced seven finalist cities that will compete for $40 million in funding.