Three New Opportunities Posted on BigIdeasPHL

The City has posted three new opportunities on its small contract site, BigIdeasPHL: For creative research on Philadelphians’ traffic knowledge and behavior, an effort that will help inform future policy and projects to reduce and eliminate traffic injuries and fatalities. For proposals to improve or replace the BigIdeasPHL website, the City’s site for posting small professional contracts of $32,000 or less. For help…

RECAP: Philly Innovates Summit

Last week, the City of Philadelphia hosted a “Philly Innovates Summit” to highlight the successful implementation of the new Philly311 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and other innovative initiatives within Philadelphia city government. Through technology demos, panel discussions, a police vehicle, and even a youth hackathon, the day was an interactive celebration of how Philadelphia…

Join the 2014 Summer Jobs Challenge!

Do you remember your first summer job? Do you remember how valuable it was in your development? Mayor Nutter and the Philadelphia Youth Network are working to end the summer job crisis in our city and find jobs for as many Philadelphia youth as possible. Youth summer jobs are important for two key reasons: (1) summer jobs…

Philly311 Update: Followers, Calendars, Playlists, Oh My

Philly311 has always had an active social media presence, first creating social media accounts back in 2009 and officially extending its services through social media during Hurricane Sandy. Customers have seemed to appreciate this presence, entering service requests through tweets and engaging in digital events such as tweetchats. But Philly311 received another validation for its…