The city of Detroit has announced new milestones in its efforts to close the digital divide and improve digital equity in the city. Specifically, the city is using its “Certified Tech Hub” initiative to ensure residents can easily determine where they can access digital resources, literacy training, and internet-connected devices.

The latest citizen survey conducted by the Seattle (Wash.) Information Technology Department has found ongoing digital divide and equity issues, and city leadership said it will use findings from survey to pursue goals including 100 percent internet connectivity for residents.

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Oklahoma-based Tulsa Community College (TCC) has opened its new Cybersecurity Lab which includes two computer lab classrooms and a fully functional data center to ensure students have access to advanced, secure network technology.

New York City

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has issued Executive Order (EO) 39, which will address truck and bus safety for the city’s fleet and contracted units. As part of the EO, city contractors will have new safety requirements, including preparing fleet safety plans, increasing driver training, adopting telematics, and adding 360-degree cameras to mitigate the impacts of visual impairments for operators.

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