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This map visualizes opioid overdose data across the country civic

Sep. 25, 2017 12:49 pm

This map visualizes opioid overdose data across the country

ODMap was created by officials at the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area to help officials draw geographic correlations between overdose spikes, Wired reports.
Head to Philly for Code for America’s mega-gathering of civic technologists civic

Sep. 22, 2017 12:44 pm

Head to Philly for Code for America’s mega-gathering of civic technologists

The nonprofit is hosting a Brigade Congress Oct. 13–15. It's where Code for Baltimore and other civic-hacking groups will swap ideas and talk shop.
Maryland first responders are getting a new wireless network civic

Sep. 19, 2017 8:14 am

Maryland first responders are getting a new wireless network

The state is opting in to FirstNet, a nationwide LTE network that's designed to upgrade communications during emergencies. And, it's free.
Baltimore’s innovation team is ‘just getting started’ civic

Sep. 18, 2017 12:48 pm

Baltimore’s innovation team is ‘just getting started’

The small team is tasked with working on specific issues to help city government work better. First up: police recruiting.
Baltimore is putting the brakes on bikeshare for a month civic

Sep. 13, 2017 7:54 am

Baltimore is putting the brakes on bikeshare for a month

Available bikes dwindled amid issues with parts and thefts, so the city is temporarily shutting Baltimore Bike Share down to reset.
Port Covington developer says there’s room for Amazon HQ2 *and* Under Armour civic

Sep. 8, 2017 9:29 am

Port Covington developer says there’s room for Amazon HQ2 *and* Under Armour

Baltimore is among the many cities planning to pitch Amazon for its second headquarters. And a team of local leaders already has a place in mind.
Mayor Pugh names new MOIT director civic

Sep. 6, 2017 12:57 pm

Mayor Pugh names new MOIT director

Frank Johnson will be the city's Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer.
Maryland jails have a new way to detect whether inmates have cell phones civic

Aug. 31, 2017 8:03 am

Maryland jails have a new way to detect whether inmates have cell phones

CellSense can also detect cell phones. Maryland spent $1.8 million on the systems after a pair of high-profile corruption cases.
New director named to oversee Baltimore’s CitiStat office civic

Aug. 10, 2017 12:34 pm

New director named to oversee Baltimore’s CitiStat office

Kendra Parlock was named director of sustainable solutions for the city. She will oversee CitiStat, which may soon have a new name.
Body camera videos train lens on police conduct civic

Aug. 8, 2017 12:08 pm

Body camera videos train lens on police conduct

Two recently-released videos show officers planting drugs. The response raises questions about how police use the tech tools.

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