City of San Antonio
State of Texas
- TransGuide The Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) "smart highway" project, called TransGuide, is online in San Antonio.
- The Internet Society:
The Internet SOCiety (ISOC) is a professional membership society with more than 150 organizational and 6,000 individual members in over 100 countries. It provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). The Smart City is a project of the South Central Texas Chapter of the Internet Society (SalsaNet.)
- Yahoo Internet Life Most Wired Cities:
The San Antonio page was especially interesting (we came in 27th with 25.5 points, compared to #1 San Francisco's 60.5) and got a lot of good brownie points for the strength of our government sites. (Added May 22, 1998)
- Technology 21: Making Pennsylvania a 21st Century technology leader
Mostly about business and education oriented initiatives, with good data and ideas.(Added May 22, 1998)
- 1997 GII award winners in the
The winner was Indianapolis (Added May 22, 1998)
- States Inventory Project
A clearinghouse for tracking state National
Information Infrastructure (NII) activities. Large section on Texas initiatives.
- LaPlaza TeleCommunity Network Papers
Papers from a May, 1996 Taos, NM Community Networking '96 "Bring People Together" Online Conference.
- Public Technology, Inc.
Public Technology, Inc. (PTI), is the non-profit technology R&D organization of the
National League of Cities (NLC), the National Association of Counties (NACo), and the
International City/County Management Association (ICMA).
- Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
(added 10/06/97) Maintains a section on Community Networking. See especially the proceedings of their conference, Community Space and Cyberspace.
- The Center for Civic Networking
The Center for Civic Networking promotes best practices and policies that foster the public use of
information infrastructure for community economic development, social service delivery and
participation in governance.
- National Information Infrastructure Virtual Library
Association of Bay Area Governments Telecomm Network
Designed to help local governments find information, sample agreements from other jurisdictions and help from the Bay Area's talented pool of public servants. See especially this list of How Local Governments use the Internet
Developing & Delivering Government Services on the World
Wide Web: Recommended Practices for New York State
on Clinton-Gore Administrations "Next-Generation Internet Initiative."
Mayor's Special Advisory Committee on Technology Implementation
- Communications as Engagement
The Millennium Report to the Rockefeller Foundation (October 1994)
- The Virtual Community:
Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier, by Howard Rheingold
- KickStart Initiatives
community-based efforts to bring the Information
Superhighway to all individuals through schools, libraries, and community centers.
- "Cities Online: Public Access to City Services on the Web."
Craig Milo Rogers and Paul Mockapetris,
USC/Information Sciences Institute
- "Envisioning On-line Public Information Services for San Diego."
- "Government Service Delivery: Reengineering
Through Information Technology."
National Performance Review, Reenigeering Through Information
Technology Team, Draft for Public Comment.
- "Digital Nation: On-line experiment's goal is to link entire
- "Blacksburg Electronic Village - Research
- "Use and Impact of Community Networking in the Blacksburg
Andrea Kavanaugh and Scott Patterson
- What are Communities
(added 12/11/97) Presented at Supercomputing '95
December 7, 1995. Contains possible research methodologies for analyzing city online services.
A list of links to community networks from the World Wide Web Virtual Library
- Smart Valley
Smart Valley creates and facilitates the implementation of projects that accelerate the adoption of technology in various sectors of the community with emphasis on education and local government.
- Davis (California) Community Network
(added 11/12/97) A non-profit with the mission to strengthen the community by helping its members understand and benefit from participation in the electronic information age.
Linking people and information in the Philadelphia Region
- Charlotte's Web
Charlotte, North Carolina Community Network
- Project DIANE
Information and Assistance NEtwork, uses digital public telephone
network and interactive video/multimedia computer technologies to
support cooperative electronic alliances in education, community
service and economic development.
- Talahassee FreeNet
- Hampton Roads, VA, Community Links
Community Link is a public service of WHRO, the Public
Telecommunications Center for Hampton Roads, Virginia, and made possible in part by grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Bell Atlantic Corporation.
- USA CityLink
The USA CityLink Project is the most comprehensive United States city and state listing on the web. It provides users with a
starting point when accessing information about US states and cities.