News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 10/14/2014
Subject :

City Named Finalist in Best of Web Awards
Contact : Claudia Keith, Chief Communications Officer    650-329-2607
Palo Alto-The City of Palo Alto has been named a finalist in the Center for Digital Government's 2014 Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards in the City Portal category.

Now in its 19th year, the annual Best of the Web (BOW) awards recognize city, county and state governments for outstanding portals and websites based on innovation, functionality, productivity and performance.

"Across the board, this year’s Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Award winners and finalists have demonstrated how effective their portals and applications are," said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. “Elements such as upgraded eCommerce capability, mobile-first design, intuitive search, improved transparency, and integration of social media provide citizens and businesses easier and better access to their government. Congratulations to the awardees for their impressive work to make government more open, responsive and mobile-friendly.”

To view the complete list of BOW finalists and winners, click here.