Looking Back, Looking Forward

In their regular This Week in Civic Tech feature, Gov Tech.com takes forward to explore “the Top Civic Engagement Challenges of 2016.”

The weekly feature is a good way to stay on top of the latest in the ways that technology is helping to connect citizens to government features.  This round highlights “Go LA” – a new app that seeks to capture options for transit available in the city:

With today’s smorgasbord of transit apps, cooking up something new requires a rare kind of alchemy. Los Angeles, however, may have done it: The Go LA app went live on Jan. 27 with a bevy of features that integrate ride-hailing companies like Lyft and Uber in addition to the typical fare of buses, trains, taxis and bicycle commuting. Officials say this is to capture the entire “universe of transportation options” available.

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