Local authorities must invest in AI and smart technology to overcome a multibillion-pound funding gap, a new report claims. Which cities and regions are ahead of the pack?
Projects to build testing facilities across the UK receive chunks of £100m funding pot
Digital travelcards and mobile barcodes set for widespread introduction
‘Contactless by 2019’ – Transport for Greater Manchester promises improvements to much-maligned smart-ticketing system
City’s transport authority tells PublicTechnology that platform is still a work in progress, and that many of the changes citizens are calling for will follow in the next few years
TfL revokes Uber’s taxi licence in London on claims the company’s software could block regulators and impede law enforcement
But taxi app hits back and announces intention to appeal immediately
Nick Bauer of Gloucestershire County Council writes an account of the authority’s drive to make public transport more accessible for all travellers
Motorway workers set to be equipped with ‘discreet, robust, and lightweight’ piece of kit
Home Office to bring in digital methods to replace £3.6m-a-year system
Collation of performance-dashboard stats shows department is conducting almost all its transactions digitally, while other departments struggle to reach two thirds
With the UK's rail infrastructure running at more or less full capacity, industry leaders tell Sam Trendall why data, automation, and new payment models are needed to keep the trains running on time
'Our systems are at capacity; we cannot build our way out - we must innovate' - Digital Railway chief
David Waboso claims he has the highest levels of government support for vision to improve rail infrastructure via better use of digital
Experts sought for Greater London Simulator project
TravelBot will give passengers up-to-date information on their Transport for London journeys
The £90k role will oversee the delivery of the DVLA's ICT and digital vision
Finding new ways to publish public information has turned Torfaen Council into a local government social media leader. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Budget 2017’s focus on innovation and technology welcomed, but industry calls for ambition to be matched by action
Tech companies have welcomed the focus on innovation and IT skills in yesterday’s Spring Budget, but called for the government to follow up its ambition with targeted actions.
The Department for Transport has announced the 19 councils that will share £4m in funding for innovative digital projects that aim to cut congestion, pollution and journey times.
As the New Year approaches, PublicTechnology takes a look at what we might expect in the world of digital government in 2017.
Police forces are failing to put IT at the centre of their work, set data-sharing plans or ensure staff have good digital skills, a review has said.
As the UK moves closer to seeing autonomous vehicles on its roads, Antonios Tsourdos, an engineer at Cranfield University, says the government must not forget the importance of public acceptance of the technology.
Surrey and Borders Partners NHS Trust has launched a £5m trial of Internet of Things technologies to improve healthcare for people with dementia.