Internet

It's not just residents who are suffering the country's highest rents. Non profits are suffering too. However, some are displaying adaptability and creativity in dealing with high rents, notes consultant David Prowler.
Feb 13, 2014   UrbDeZine.com
The application period has opened for federal stimulus grants to fund broadband Internet access projects in underserved areas. The response has been overwhelming.
Aug 31, 2009   USA Today
When Lafayette, Louisiana set out to build a high-speed fiber optic data network, legal challenges caused major delays. Other cities are likely to experience the same issues as they try to expand their information infrastructure.
Aug 23, 2009   Governing
  Opinion
Aug 10, 2009   By Michael Lewyn
Telecommuting should be considered an aspect of transportation, according to this piece from <em>New Geography</em>.
Jul 10, 2009   New Geography
The city of San Jose decides against adding filters to public library computers to block websites with pornography.
Apr 25, 2009   San Jose Mercury News
This piece from <em>NPR</em> looks at the debate over plans to use more than $7 billion from the stimulus plan to expand broadband Internet access in rural areas.
Feb 19, 2009   NPR
The mayor of San Francisco delivers his annual state of the city message in ten 45-minute segments on YouTube rather than in person.
Dec 3, 2008   NPR
In thousands of planning and zoning laws across the nation, official announcements are required to be published in the local newspaper of "general circulation." In an era of newspaper decline and expanding diversity of media, are these laws becoming obsolete? Furthermore, should we be concerned with newspapers at all if a newer, more universally accessible medium is available: the Internet? A variety of announcements are legally required to be published in a local periodical of "general circulation," sometimes in addition to being published in an official government gazette. Opinion
Sep 28, 2008   By Robert Goodspeed
<p>An online "time bank" has opened in Los Angeles, allowing members to barter services with each other.</p>
Aug 1, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>With increasing amounts of data collected and held by governments, there's a lot of opportunity to make use of it for the betterment of communities, according to this column from Neal Peirce.</p>
Jul 29, 2008   Citiwire