As roads deteriorate and highway fatalities continue to rise, citizen satisfaction with public transportation offerings is faltering. Now more than ever, it is critical for the public sector to invest in digitized transportation.
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Balancing best practices in management with strong IT practices are a must. Here are some guidelines to live by.
Look at your own skillset and research an industry that you might not have considered before and try to imagine how that sector could benefit from what you have to offer.
This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent industry perspective with Cisco, Connected Transportation: A Digital Infrastructure for the Public Sector. To download the full report, head here. What if you could securely and reliably connect your entire transit ecosystem (vehicles, stations, stops, maintenance yards, operations centers, workers, passengers) to deliver a safe, efficient and… Read more »
As the digital revolution continues to evolve, transportation agencies find themselves in an enviable position compared with many other government organizations seeking to engage citizens: they have a built-in, captive audience.
From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, our most recent issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues… Read more »
This interview is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, What the Internet of Things Means for the Public Sector, which explores insights and best practices into how government is using automated machine-to-machine transactions and implementing IoT in the public sector. If you’ve ever visited or lived in a major metropolitan area, then you know firsthand the struggles… Read more »
Bike commuters. We come in all shapes and sizes, in clothing ranging from business casual to spandex, and on a variety of bicycles. The logistics behind it aren’t always obvious to onlookers so questions come up. Hopefully providing answers will encourage more people to join us on the road. 1. Why do you bike to… Read more »
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is turning storms into ingenuity and inspiration through its grant programs. This spark of ingenuity came from a place of hardship for Americans. We all remember the devastation that followed Superstorm Sandy. The 2012 hurricane triggered one of the worst public transportation disasters in US history, flooding and damaging rail… Read more »
Government agencies tasked with the responsibility of keeping drivers and passengers safe on the road face daunting challenges every day. From finding new ways to increase awareness of the importance of cars seats and seat belts, to helping drivers avoid congestion and road closures, satisfying the ever-changing needs of today’s travelers can seem like an uphill… Read more »