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Greensboro, NC

City in North Carolina

270k population • 464m budget
Websitegreensboro-nc.gov
Team
JN

Jane Nickles

CIO
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Downtown Smart Kiosks

Greensboro is installing interactive kiosks throughout its downtown area. The kiosks will showcase city and transit services, nearby attractions, parks, and events. This project is revenue-neutral as local businesses will be able to pay for advertisements on the kiosks.
Parks and Recreation+1
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Bus Tracking App

The Greensboro Transportation Authority bus riders can track their bus route via an app or internet browser. The app gives up to date times for the next bus at almost 1100 different bus stops. The GTA hopes the ease of the app will encourage more citizens to use the bus system.
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Traffic Light Technology for Fire Trucks

The Greensboro Fire Department is installing red light technology on their fire trucks. The technology allows firetrucks to communicate directly with the stoplight without a sensor. The department wants to ensure a four minute response time as population increases.
Road Safety+1
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Open Gate City

Greensboro created an open data policy and a new open data portal, Open Gate City. With popular datasets available on the portal, the city has seen a major reduction in public records requests – enhancing the citizen experience and improving productivity for city staff.
Public Records Management+3
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