Sep 8 2015 City Website Receives National Award

The city’s website,, received national attention with a 2nd place finish in the 2015 Best of the Web Awards conducted by the Center for Digital Government (CDG), Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The awards are conducted annually and honor city and state websites that are working to make it easier to find services and information online.

Sep 8 2015 Mayor Announces Free Wi-fi for Part of West Louisville Neighborhood

Standing near the site of the future Food Port, Mayor Greg Fischer today launched Phase 1 of the West Louisville Neighborhood Wi-Fi Project, which will initially provide free internet to three spots in the Russell neighborhood, and grow to cover more of West Louisville.

Jun 11 2015 Open Data Portal is powerful toolbox for creative minds

From interactive maps to college courses to smart phone apps helping the visually impaired - Louisville Metro Government’s Open Data Portal is being used throughout the nation giving citizens a practical look at information. 

Jun 11 2015 Designated email addresses being issued to all citizens serving on Boards and Commissions

The city’s Metro Technology Services Department (MTS) is in the process of providing email addresses to all citizens serving on a board or commission for official government business, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jun 10 2015 Councilwoman Hamilton announces FREE WiFi Network pilot program for West Louisville residents

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) today announced the launch of a new outdoor public WiFi network pilot program for residents in the Shawnee Neighborhood. 

Apr 3 2015 Mayor announces expansion of nationally recognized Code Louisville project

The innovative Code Louisville tech-training program, a focus of President Obama’s visit to Louisville Thursday, is being expanded to help even more people get training for higher-paying technology jobs, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Feb 5 2015 Mayor Launches Pinterest Page

Mayor Greg Fischer has launched a new social media channel, by starting a Pinterest account that will share with the world his vision of Louisville.

“In the changing media landscape, we have to make sure that we’re pushing the story of Louisville through every available channel,” Fischer said.

Nov 24 2014 New City Website Provides Quicker, Better Service to Citizens

City government has launched a new, much improved website that makes it easier for citizens to access services and information – whether they are on a desktop computer, tablet or mobile device, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Nov 13 2014 Louisville Metro Named Top Digital City Government

When it comes to using technology to connect with citizens, Louisville Metro is one of the top local governments in America. For the fourth year in a row, Louisville has been named a top digital city by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government (The Center) in its annual Digital Cities Survey. Louisville placed 3rd in the survey for U.S. cities with a population over 250,000.

Sep 15 2014 Louisville's Commitment to Data and Transparency

The Fischer Administration is committed to Open Data for both philosophical and practical reasons. Check out this Courier-Journal article with Ted Smith and Theresa Reno-Weber to learn more.