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WASHINGTON — October 2, 2017 — Today the National League of Cities (NLC) Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL) initiative announced that 15 cities will participate in its inaugural National Municipal Learning Community for Truth, Racial Healing and…

Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester, N.Y.
  • Research Report

30-4-2 TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DISTRICT REQUIREMENTS

30-4-2.1 Establishment of a Traditional Neighborhood Development Plan

(A) Plan Approval and Rezoning: An application to rezone property to the TN1 preparation of a Traditional…

  • Research Report

A Complete Streets approach redefines what a street is intended to do, what goals a transportation agency is going to meet, and how the community will spend its transportation money. It breaks down the traditional…

  • Research Report

Complete Streets policies formalize a community's intent to plan, design, operate and maintain streets so they are safe for all users of all ages and abilities. Policies direct decision-makers to consistently fund, plan…

  • Case Studies & Practices

Before there were cars, there were streets that accommodated multiple modes of travel. After the advent of automobiles, transportation agencies increasingly built streets only for cars. Because these incomplete streets…

  • CitiesSpeak

December 21 is marked as Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day. More than 100 communities across 39 states will hold memorial services and provide personal remembrances for those that have been lost. 

homeless
homeless
  • CitiesSpeak

In this guest post, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto personally welcomes city leaders to NLC’s 2016 City Summit.

On behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, I am deeply honored to welcome you to America’s “Most Livable City.” We…

pittsburgh
pittsburgh
  • CitiesSpeak

Yesterday, formerly homeless veterans shared stories of their time on the streets and the life-changing moments that resulted in them now having a home. These women and men represent only a few of the more than 350,000 veterans and families who…

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama
  • CitiesSpeak

A growing number of U.S. mayors are stepping up and demonstrating vision as they plan for a new demographic future.

This is a guest post by Paul Irving.

Nearly 90 percent of older adults want to remain in…

Aging couple
Aging couple
  • CitiesSpeak

As part of our efforts to promote professional development among city leaders, each week we’ll be featuring a new video focused on cities, community issues or local government. In this week’s edition, two mayors from Nebraska explain how a new…