The City of Tempe has partnered with Culdesac to build the first car-free neighborhood in the United States. In this neighborhood of over 1,000 people, residents will not have privately owned cars or parking lots, but there will be enough parking for visitors and ride-sharing apps. The Culdesac Tempe development will still serve residents' mobility needs, with an on-site light rail station, a connective shuttle bus, dedicated rideshare pick-up zones, and many more forms of transportation.
The City of Tempe has updated its Tempe 311 mobile app to serve as a one-stop-shop for city services and connecting residents with their city. The app update gives users new mapping and search functions and the ability to track their ongoing requests. In addition, because of its automation of accepting requests, the city has seen faster turnaround times to finding resolutions for citizens' issues.
Philadelphia's Office of Innovation & Technology requested pilot-ready technology from private sector applicants. The successful applicant will receive up to $34,000 to evaluate local roads and provide prioritized recommendations for repairs. The AI-enabled software or system will also create a road signs inventory and a map of manholes and grates. Philadelphia previously used the Pitch & Pilot program to find smart solutions for water quality and waste management issues.
London Borough of Haringey partnered with adam HTT to developed its Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to proactively support local businesses. The Council uses this electronic procurement tool for professional services, minor works, adult care, temporary accommodations, parks, leisure, and transport. The DPS allows suppliers, who have completed a one-time accreditation process, to bid for local opportunities within their service category.