Steve Adler

Another city cryptocurrency? Austin could be next


Austin, Texas, could become the third city with its own cryptocurrency, but officials there said they're still researching the technology.

How Austin turned to social media to get the word out during March bombings


Austin Mayor Steve Adler says technology played a huge role in helping to find the perpetrator while social media services like Twitter helped keep residents notified of potential threats.

Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules


A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.

Austin mayor turns to data to help meet clean energy commitments


The Texas city is investing heavily in green energy sources and technologies in the wake of the Trump administration's decision to back out of the Paris climate agreement.

With Uber, Lyft gone from Austin, new ridesharing models fill the gap


The future of the Texas capital’s sharing economy shows more potential than ever, even with two big players out of the picture.

10 smart cities to watch


StateScoop interviewed dozens of industry and public sector officials to identify 10 cities — from Austin to New York to San Francisco — that are setting the pace pursuing smart city strategies.