Five Virginia municipalities make Digital Cities list
- November 21, 2012
Five Virginia cities are ranked among the most technologically savvy municipalities in the country.
Alexandria, Roanoke, Lynchburg and Danville all ranked among the 10 cities in their population group in the 12th annual Digital Cities Survey.
The list was compiled by the e.Republic‘s Center for Digital Government and Digital Communities Program.
The survey looks for cities that are using technology in innovative ways to cut costs and deliver services more efficiently.
Alexandria ranked eighth and Chesapeake 10th among cities with populations of 125,000 to 249,999.
Roanoke was second and Lynchburg was fifth among cities of 75,000 to 124,999.
Danville was fourth among cities with populations of 30,000 to 74,999.
Roanoke has made the list for 12 consecutive years, and Danville has been ranked among top Digital Cities for three years in a row.
The top cities in each population group were: Louisville Metro Government, Ky. (250,000 or more); Salt Lake City, Utah (125,000 to 249.999); Ann Arbor, Mich. (75,000 to 124,999); and Marana, Ariz. (30,000 to 74,999).