Sunnyvale City Council

Sunnyvale taps AI to translate public meetings

Sunnyvale residents who don’t speak English have a new way to engage and participate in city meetings. The city is piloting an artificial intelligence-based translation service upon request for public meetings through Wordly. The technology offers live translation in more than 50 languages. Using AI is more cost effective and efficient than human translators, according...

Sunnyvale’s ride-share proposal would help disadvantaged residents

Sunnyvale residents may soon have a new ride-share option that costs less than an Uber and is more convenient than existing public transit. After overwhelming support from residents, the Sunnyvale City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to apply for grants and partner with Silicon Valley Hopper (SV Hopper) — a ride-share service that operates for less...

Sunnyvale to accelerate its housing growth

Santa Clara County’s second largest city just got its housing plans approved by the state, kickstarting 45 programs to increase development and put a dent in the housing crisis. After three rounds of review by the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development, Sunnyvale’s housing element was approved March 6 — more than a year...