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Four dockless escooter operators are getting booted from DC in 2020 civic

Dec. 5, 2019 1:52 pm

Four dockless escooter operators are getting booted from DC in 2020

The District Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that it is renewing permits for five escooter and ebike companies to operate in the District next year. Bird, Lime, Razor and Bolt are not among them.
Lyft launched a City Works DC Advisory Council civic

Nov. 22, 2019 3:02 pm

Lyft launched a City Works DC Advisory Council

The 15-member council will bring together community leaders "to help make D.C.'s city life better, more inclusive, more equitable and more sustainable."
This new tool aims to help policymakers combat climate risk in coastal cities civic

Nov. 13, 2019 8:07 am

This new tool aims to help policymakers combat climate risk in coastal cities

The Stimson Center in D.C. developed the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index, which uses empirical and expert survey data to measure ecological, financial and political risk.
U.S. Postal Service is adopting AI tech to process package data faster civic

Nov. 12, 2019 9:34 am

U.S. Postal Service is adopting AI tech to process package data faster

California-based NVIDIA's artificial intelligence aims to help USPS process mail 10 times faster and more accurately.
Here are the 3 winners from the DCx Challenge civic

Oct. 11, 2019 4:51 pm

Here are the 3 winners from the DCx Challenge

Three teams who built gigabit app solutions that address public safety and public health shared a $20,000 cash prize.
Library of Congress secured a $1M grant to pilot infrastructure for digital research civic

Oct. 8, 2019 1:35 pm

Library of Congress secured a $1M grant to pilot infrastructure for digital research

The grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud project will allow the institution to better digitize its collections.
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute awarded $15M for autonomous vehicle research civic

Sep. 20, 2019 10:29 am

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute awarded $15M for autonomous vehicle research

The two grants, each amounting to $7.5 million, were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Automated Driving System Demonstration Grants program.
ThreatQuotient adopted a baby rhino. Here’s why civic

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 pm

ThreatQuotient adopted a baby rhino. Here’s why

The Reston, Virginia-based cybersecurity company is partnering with Helping Rhinos to aid conservation of the vulnerable animal.
Phone2Action graduates another class from its civic tech fellowship program civic

Aug. 26, 2019 12:15 pm

Phone2Action graduates another class from its civic tech fellowship program

The Arlington, Virginia-based civic tech company hosted 30 participants this year for its annual Civic Tech Fellowship Program.
DDOT is adding mopeds to DC’s dockless vehicle pilot civic

Aug. 7, 2019 2:06 pm

DDOT is adding mopeds to DC’s dockless vehicle pilot

DDOT will open applications for permits on Aug. 12 for moped companies interested in putting their electornic vehicles on D.C. streets as part of a four-month pilot program.

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