Your City In Cyberspace

Here's a sampling of cities with the coolest municipal websites

Municipal budgets are tight, so many cities are beefing up their websites with powerful search tools and ways to improve access to government services at a lower cost. Of 183 cities surveyed by the Center for Digital Government, 77% provide a portal linking you to their departments for such transactions as paying taxes or reserving a tennis court. Some even let you crunch police data for your district's latest crime stats. Not to mention surfing in Spanish or Chinese. Here's a sampling of cities with the coolest websites. --By Marjorie Backman

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