Tag: agencies

Basic Services, Civil Service

Agencies are lagging in implementing constituent services law, GAO says

December 21, 2022

Via: FCW

Identity proofing and authentication remains a stumbling block for many agencies to implement a 2019 law meant to help congressional offices to interact with federal agencies on behalf of their constituents, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. Read […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

Two Democrats spell out exactly how they want agencies to improve services

November 1, 2022

Via: FCW

A slew of agencies would receive new directives to make their services more accessible to Americans under a bill from a pair of House Democrats, who said the government is wasting taxpayers’ money and time. The Trust in Government Act […]

Infrastructure, Public Water System

Agency to help cities map water infrastructure digitally

October 18, 2016

Via: American Infrastructure

Bert Curtis said the city of Davis’ water infrastructure is mapped in his head, after working in the public utilities department for more than three decades. Now that map is on the web, and the division director’s employees can find […]

Emergency Services, Miscellaneous, Public Institutions

1,100+ law enforcement agencies using open data mapping tool

October 7, 2016

Via: StateScoop

In a time of tension between law enforcement and the public, more than 1,100 law enforcement agencies across the country are using a crime mapping tool to try to push data about their work out to citizens in a way […]

Civil Service, Public Transport

Ohio’s Transit Agencies Are Caught in a Death Spiral

July 14, 2016

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Ohio’s transit agencies are in a world of hurt. Both Cincinnati’s SORTA and Cleveland’s GCRTA are facing budget crises. Even Columbus’s COTA — which has been in an expansion mode — is now facing a shortfall. Agencies statewide are up against a vicious […]