A City’s Data

The New York Times had a thought-provoking piece called Cities to Untangle Traffic Snarls, With Help From Alphabet Unit. The story noted that the Transportation Department announced the seven finalist Cities, including our neighbor San Francisco. Our own San Leandro, as most cities these days, are part of the evolution of what it means [...]

By |March 19th, 2016|Gigabit City, Innovation|Comments Off on A City’s Data

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State-Level Broadband Policy

The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy published a great "compendium of resources and approaches" to developing a state-level broadband policy. It starts with the basics: Why Broadband Policy Matters, then goes comprehensively through Elements of a Good Broadband Policy, ending with Conclusions.

By |September 16th, 2015|Gigabit City, Innovation|Comments Off on State-Level Broadband Policy

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Community Leaders: Network Connectivity Handbook

Good news for community leaders! Gig.U and the Benton Foundation have published a guide: "The Next Generation Network Connectivity Handbook: A Guide for Community Leaders Seeking Affordable, Abundant Bandwidth" (PDF). This is a handbook for city officials seeking the affordable, abundant bandwidth their communities will need to thrive in the decades ahead. Designed for local [...]

By |July 30th, 2015|Gigabit City, Innovation|Comments Off on Community Leaders: Network Connectivity Handbook

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