London and New York and their various informational systems and strategies …
"This statement sets out the Mayor’s view of the role and importance of information and communications technology (ICT) for London. It presents key elements of the Mayor’s policies with respect to ICT; sets out an overarching vision for ICT in London; and describes key priorities for joint working across the capital."
Connecting the capital: information and communications technology in London (January 2004)
"Officials can make a few mouse clicks to see any number of trends swirling in the city of 8 million people: which neighborhoods are low on fire trucks, where the West Nile virus has appeared or which streets were recently paved and should be off limits to digging. Other cities are increasingly using the technology to infuse efficiency and clarity into what would otherwise be simple civic drudge."
Wired: City Governments Map Trends
[via George – thanks!]
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