The City of Roanoke has again been named a Top Digital City by the Center for Digital Government’s Digital Cities Survey. In the 75,000 to 124,999 population category, Roanoke ranked second in the nation. Roanoke also has the distinction of being a Top 10 Digital City for the 12th year in a row. Ranking required cities to do a survey focused on how technology initiatives aligned with City Council priorities.
Here is the press release from the City of Roanoke.
Roanoke, VA – The Center for Digital Government’s Digital Cities Survey has again named the City of Roanoke as a Top Digital City.
Roanoke ranked second in the nation for 2012 among the cities in the
75,000 to 124,999 population category, and has the distinction of being a Top-10 Digital City for 12 consecutive years.
The survey ranked Roanoke in first place in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005,
2006 and 2008; fifth place in 2004; and second place in 2007.
Roanoke had been ranked in eighth place from 2009-2011.
This year’s ranking required cities to complete a survey focused upon how the city’s technology initiatives were aligned with City Council priorities.
Other top award winners for their population size are the City of Louisville, Ky., Salt Lake City, Utah, Ann Arbor, Mich., and Marana, Ariz. Winners will be recognized during the National League of Cities
2012 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Boston, Mass. on Nov. 30.
For more information, please contact Roy Mentkow, the Director of the city’s Department of Technology, at 853-2015 or firstname.lastname@example.org.