emergency preparedness

L.A. controller publishes emergency readiness maps


Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin's office published a set of maps designed to prepare residents for flooding, wildfires and heat waves.

Seattle innovation council tackles homelessness, social services in first projects


The group comprised of local technology companies, university deans and city leaders has named seven new technology projects designed to improve life for the city's residents.

When natural disasters strike, these tips may save cities' wireless services


Wireless trade organization CTIA has released a set of best practices to help cities and internet service providers preserve and repair wireless infrastructure during natural disasters.

L.A. installs next-gen, wireless-enabled street lights


Los Angeles is deploying a new kind of street lamp that could help residents get better cell service.