10/3/2018 11:59:00 AM Bloomington website wins best in state award for serving the public information
Bloomington.in.gov was recently named the best local government website in the state for its increased offering of public news, information and services.
Indiana’s Office of Technology and Government Technology magazine recently recognized Bloomington’s municipal website at the Indiana Digital Government Summit for its responsive and simplified design. The summit included the Best of Indiana Awards, which recognize state and local governments for their contributions, best practices and innovative information technology aimed at serving the public. A 2017 website redesign helped Bloomington take home the award for Best Application Serving the Public in the local government category.
The city’s website was recognized for its responsive design’s ability to be easily accessed on a variety of platforms, including mobile. According to a city press release, more than half of the website’s users interact with it on a mobile device.