Jul 22nd 2021 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

New Hampshire – The town of Bedford is seeking vendor input on improving broadband coverage in underserved areas of the town. Bedford is soliciting proposals through a request for information (RFI) to improve broadband coverage in the town to address the needs expressed by its residents. If necessary, the town’s desire is to form a partnership […]

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Jul 6th 2021 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The city of Cedar Park soon will commission a fiber network feasibility study and needs assessment to determine how the city could use existing fiber resources and invest in new fiber assets. City officials are seeking information that will help support strategic directives and capital and business development projects. Cedar Park intends to develop a […]

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May 24th 2021 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider
Laredo

City officials in Laredo are considering a city-provided gigabit broadband service to serve city residents, businesses, and visitors. The city soon will commission a municipal broadband study that could include a broadband expansion feasibility study with deployment options. Laredo aims to accelerate the deployment of high-speed broadband access in the city by identifying the state […]

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May 18th 2021 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

A new report by the Texas Military Preparedness Commission recommends investments in renewable energy, infrastructure improvements, new technology, and public-private partnerships at the state’s 15 military installations. The Texas Military Value Task Force 2021 Report identifies strengths and opportunities to grow current missions and bring in new missions, as well as other strategies to increase […]

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Apr 15th 2021 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

Connecticut – The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) unveiled a statewide strategic plan for connected and automated vehicles (CAV) to support emerging transportation technology and mobility trends. The strategic plan explores ways connected and automated vehicles or CAV technologies could become a tool in helping meet key CTDOT goals to: Improve safety. Enhance mobility. Achieve accessibility […]

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Dec 18th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

The Internet Association trade group released a map representing its analysis of information technology (IT) readiness in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. SITARA, or the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Technology Advancing Reform Achievements, used an established baseline of participation in programs recommended by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized $362 million in federal funding for rural broadband connections to nearly 311,000 unserved homes and businesses in Texas through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction. On December 7, the FCC announced 22 bidders for Texas and a total of 180 bidders nationwide to deploy high-speed broadband to […]

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Dec 4th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) announced the formation of the Texas Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence on December 2. The center’s primary goals are to accelerate innovation and adopt artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. DIR officials said the new center will support state and local governments and public colleges and universities in the exploration […]

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Nov 24th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

Bexar County Information Technology Department is enhancing Bexar County 2.0, a digital transformation strategy based on telework and e-government services. The county developed the system during the pandemic to enable its employees to work from home and is looking to expand its telework capabilities with a $24.5 million project included in its FY 2020-21 proposed […]

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Nov 16th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued a request for information (RFI) seeking manufacturer input related to Case-specific Automated Fingerprint Identification (CAFIS) software. DPS is interested in a solution that will perform in-depth, automated searches between a latent print and known exemplar prints for use by DPS friction ridge forensic scientists in the crime […]

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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rochester, NH

New Hampshire – The city of Rochester issued a request for information (RFI) for disaster recovery solutions for server infrastructure. City officials are soliciting input and identifying potential partners to provide a comprehensive disaster recovery solution that meets recovery goals, is easy and efficient to maintain, and is easily scalable. Rochester is planning to implement a […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

As the U.S. Air Force prepares to select the site for the new U.S. Space Command headquarters in January 2021, San Antonio officials are taking the discussion to Washington, D.C. San Antonio’s contingent comprises Mayor Ron Nirenberg, retired Marine Maj. Gen. Juan Ayala, director of the city’s Office of Military and Veteran Affairs, and Jenna […]

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Oct 19th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York – The New York State (NYS) Office of Information Technology Services released a request for information (RFI) to solicit input on out-of-box solutions and industry standards for examination services and application management. These solutions would be used by NYS’ Department of Civil Service (DCS), human resources staff at various state agencies, and civil service […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider
Houston Intercontinental - concourse

The Houston Airport System (HAS) is requesting information and input from industry vendors about the newest Digital and Interactive Directory (DID) technology and applications for George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Information should include the latest innovation and technology in passenger information, wayfinding, and content design. Responses to the request […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider
Arlington RAPID autonomous vehicle

Arlington city officials are planning to launch an autonomous vehicle pilot program in March 2021 after gathering public input. The Rideshare, Automation, and Payment Integration Demonstration (RAPID) project will integrate fully autonomous vehicles into Arlington’s existing Via on-demand rideshare service. Riders will book and pay for rides through the existing Via platform. If the ride […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York – The city of New York will release a request for proposals (RFP) this fall as it accelerates its $157 million Internet Master Plan initiative to provide hundreds of thousands of residents with low-cost internet service. According to the city’s chief technology officer, the RFP will help the city find the partners and allocate […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline
Jacksonville U2C rendering

Florida – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the design, build, operation, and maintenance of an autonomous vehicle project. Phase 1 of the Bay Street Innovation Corridor would construct 3 miles of an autonomous transportation network known as the Ultimate Urban Circulator System, or U2C. The project integrates innovative and […]

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Jul 17th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The city of Houston issued a request for information (RFI) to collect input on business models and potential partnership opportunities as it seeks to modernize and expand its electric vehicle (EV) efforts. Houston is gathering information on owning, operating, and managing publicly and privately accessible Electric Vehicle Support Equipment (EVSE). Prior to developing its long-range […]

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Mar 6th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of Jacksonville U2C system

Florida – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) seeking firms to help build and operate its Ultimate Urban Circulator (U2C) autonomous vehicle program. Officials estimate the project will cost $350 million to $400 million, and JTA will likely offer a 30-year contract with the RFP. The winning bidder will […]

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Feb 21st 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – Gov. JB Pritzker recently announced $500 million in capital funding for the University of Illinois’ research and innovation hubs. The investment is part of Pritzker’s vision for state-of-the-art technology, robust higher education, and private partnerships that will spur economic development. The money will go to the university system’s Illinois Innovation Network (IIN) and […]

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Feb 7th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – California, Texas, Michigan, and Wisconsin are in line to benefit from their lack of broadband services in rural areas after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the first phase of the $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will subsidize the construction of high-speed broadband in […]

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Jan 31st 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

Texas is in line to benefit from its lack of broadband services in rural areas after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the first phase of the $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will subsidize the construction of high-speed broadband in 48 states through a reverse-auction format […]

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Dec 20th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The cities of Fort Worth, Sugar Land, and Waco are among the latest municipalities around the state and country to report data breaches that exposed customers’ credit card information to theft. They joined College Station, Odessa, and San Angelo as clients of the same third-party vendor whose software was violated by an unauthorized party. Hackers […]

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Oct 11th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The innovation department at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is embarking on several cutting-edge projects to deliver new products and services to the airport that support its operations. Airport innovators also are considering air taxis with a mission to conduct test flights by December 2020 between the airport’s corporate aviation area and a helipad in […]

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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

Texas A&M University System and U.S. Army Futures Command representatives announced a multi-year cooperative agreement on October 2 that will support research into new technologies. Through the agreement, Army Futures Command will provide $65 million over five years to aid Texas A&M System researchers in focusing on several areas that advance laser and hypersonic defense […]

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