The City of Westwood partnered with Hip, an app-based bus service, to provide improved transportation for commuters. Hip aims to give commuters a more reliable, convenient, and comfortable way to travel to and from work. Riders using this platform in Westwood will enjoy wireless internet, USB ports, and plenty of outlets to charge their electronics while on the go.
The Westwood Police Department launched a new program, the Heroin Addiction Recovery Team, to give residents a new way to receive help with addiction. Without fear of arrest, residents can walk into a police station, turn in drugs, and immediately find placement in treatment. The program aims to reduce the number of local overdose deaths by destigmatizing addiction and providing a bridge between local law enforcement and residents.
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.
London Borough of Haringey developed the "Haringey Connected" mobile app to provide practical support and key information to new residents. The app was designed as part of the Council's Connected Communities programme to help migrants successfully integrate into Haringey. The app includes information in multiple languages on local services and resources, cultural tips for living in the UK, local news, event details, etc.