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Infrastructure

One of the most important responsibilities of local government is maintaining and improving infrastructure – transportation, water/sewer, technology and communications – that benefits all residents. This area is also one of the biggest challenges for cities given the great cost and the limited funding available. Our research helps cities learn about traditional and more creative solutions in all areas of infrastructure.

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  • CitiesSpeak

As a city leader, do you often face problems which require a collaborative approach from the private sector, the nonprofit sector, and state, local, and federal governments? NLCU's upcoming Leadership Summit will teach you how to foster strong,…

Wisconsin
Wisconsin
  • CitiesSpeak

The one-day event will provide a platform for America’s mayors to share their “big ideas” that are driving economic resilience within their communities.

On April 15th, the National League of Cities will convene in Miami Beach for an…

miami
miami
  • CitiesSpeak

This is an excerpt from City of the Future: Technology & Mobility, and the second in our “Viewpoints on the Future” blog series. Read the first one here.

Peter Torrellas has been working at the intersection of…

atlanta
atlanta
  • CitiesSpeak

This is a recap from Big Ideas for Small Business, NLC’s national peer network helping local governments accelerate effort to support small businesses and encourage entrepreneurship. To learn more about this initiative email robbins@nlc.org…

dei
dei
  • CitiesSpeak

Hundreds of mayors from cities around the nation have already thrown their hats into the ring to see who can be the most water-wise for 2016.

This is a guest post by Steve Creech.

While El Nino has delivered on at least part of its…

mayors
mayors
  • Case Studies & Practices

What are the goals?

The existing interchange at McCaslin Boulevard and US Route 36, which lies between the Colorado towns of Superior and Louisville, cannot accommodate the increasing traffic of the growing Denver suburbs. Faced…

  • CitiesSpeak

Perhaps what’s most disappointing about this week’s events is the candidates’ failure to take hold of the growing chorus in our country that is talking about transportation as a ladder of opportunity.

Monday’s…

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debate
  • CitiesSpeak

Last night, Republican presidential hopefuls again stood before the nation vying to be their party’s nominee. One issue was sorely missing from the debate.

A view of the podium bearing the presidential seal at…

  • Case Studies & Practices
What is the Target Goal?

The initial catalyst for the Central Corridor project was the desire to maximize opportunity for the region and to help move people to the job centers in the downtown areas of the Twin Cities, which would help the region…

  • CitiesSpeak

Like so many aspects of our national infrastructure, internet service has become such an integral part of our work, our personal lives, and our social interactions that we tend to take it for granted; we don’t often pay much attention to the…

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