San Mateo County Opts for a Regional Approach to Technology

In San Mateo County, Calif., we recognize that we must continuously leverage new technology to better engage with our residents, including providing more and better information and delivering our core services more effectively. Part of the mission of the Information Services Department (ISD, the technology department within the county) is to connect citizens both to each other and to their government.

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People and Mobility Patterns

Problem: Urban planners have limited awareness of how pedestrians, visitors and commuters move around within a city and selected areas. This lack of understanding results in services that don’t match people’s expectations, suboptimal citizen engagement and experiences. Questions to be answered: How many people are visiting in a particular area? How Read more…