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Baltimore’s new health commish, Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, on community care and tech civic

Mar. 20, 2019 5:42 pm

Baltimore’s new health commish, Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, on community care and tech

In her first week, we talked to the pediatrician and former Fearless health innovation leader about her new role leading the city agency.
With eye toward broadband, City Council president proposes conduit legislation civic

Mar. 19, 2019 6:20 pm

With eye toward broadband, City Council president proposes conduit legislation

The bills would prohibit the sale of the underground system — which contains telephone, electric and fiber-optic cables — and establish penalties for improper use, said Council President Jack Young.
Community input is as important to Baltimore’s smart city planning as tech civic

Mar. 14, 2019 6:56 pm

Community input is as important to Baltimore’s smart city planning as tech

At the latest edition of the Waterfront Tech Series, government and business leaders discussed how residents can drive smart cities conversations.
Code in the Schools and the City of Baltimore are expanding student work on civic tech civic

Mar. 8, 2019 5:21 pm

Code in the Schools and the City of Baltimore are expanding student work on civic tech

The program combining coding education and work inside city agencies is expanding to the Baltimore City Health Department.
How one college student found a love for Baltimore through the startup community civic

Mar. 6, 2019 5:18 pm

How one college student found a love for Baltimore through the startup community

Towson University student entrepreneur Matthew Lowinger writes about why he moved to the Baltimore area, and why he’s not leaving.
Two more escooter companies are entering Baltimore civic

Mar. 1, 2019 1:55 pm

Two more escooter companies are entering Baltimore

Spin and JUMP, the latter of which also offers ebikes, are joining the city's pilot program as it gets a two-month extension.
In debate over Maryland small cell bill, 5G meets land use civic

Feb. 26, 2019 1:30 pm

In debate over Maryland small cell bill, 5G meets land use

A House bill being considered in Annapolis this session would allow wireless carriers to install antenna technology to pave the way for 5G connectivity. Local governments argue it goes too far in stripping traditional zoning authority.
Meet the math-loving 2020 candidate who wants to give every American adult a monthly ‘tech check’ civic

Feb. 20, 2019 6:23 pm

Meet the math-loving 2020 candidate who wants to give every American adult a monthly ‘tech check’

Speaking in Baltimore, Venture for America founder Andrew Yang said Universal Basic Income — aka $1,000 per month for all — can stave off a coming crisis caused by automation.
Fearless’ Dr. Letitia Dzirasa appointed health commissioner of Baltimore city civic

Feb. 20, 2019 12:19 pm

Fearless’ Dr. Letitia Dzirasa appointed health commissioner of Baltimore city

Dzirasa will take the top role in the city's public health agency after three years leading health innovation at Baltimore tech firm Fearless.
Public safety alert app Citizen launches in Baltimore civic

Feb. 13, 2019 12:44 pm

Public safety alert app Citizen launches in Baltimore

The app provides real-time alerts of crime and other emergency incidents. Baltimore is the third market for the company.

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