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Technology

In support of basic service delivery as well as to keep residents connected to city government, our communities rely on the best technology resources available. Technology has the ability to provide real-time data and helps local government introduce improvements in service delivery. Furthermore, technology can help enhance democracy and government transparency. Open data, cyber security, and innovations such as driverless cars represent some of the issues that NLC works on in this field.

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by Sandi Burtseva



Last month, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium released an economic cost-benefit analysis tool to help cities, as well as utilities and other…

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by Julia Pulidindi 

In 2011, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) launched the National Broadband Map (NBM), a tool local governments can use to determine the level broadband access in their…

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by Julia Pulidindi

As evidenced by a recent surge of public investment in technology, the nexus between broadband access and a community's economic wellbeing is becoming more defined.

Funding in 2009's American Recovery…

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