Governance

sf greenhouse gas reduction

Credit: San Francisco Department of the Environment

September 14, 2018

With the world’s environmental eyes on San Francisco this past week, a recent announcement by its Mayor, London Breed, is generating attention.

city county finance challenges
September 07, 2018

Government funding is tight at every jurisdictional level, but there is a huge disconnect between available funding at the state level compared to the local levels of government. That disparity is causing strains that may soon play out in ways that are negative for taxpayers and citizens.

nlc small cell best practices

Credit: National League of Cities

September 04, 2018

Making good on its mission to help city leaders build better communities, the National League of Cities has announced plans to help cities achieve What Works Certification, and released a new Small Cell Wireless Municipal Action Guide. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and... read more

ibm smart city hacking
August 13, 2018

In issuing a chilling cybersecurity white paper on August 9, two things seem clear: IBM has gotten the attention of smart city leaders across the country, and hackers pose a clear, present and costly danger worldwide. Here, then, a summary.

harvard civic analytics
August 02, 2018

A report aimed at helping cities better understand how civic analytics can aid urban governance has been issued by Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, and offers key policy recommendations and case studies.

marketplace.city 100rc partnership
August 01, 2018

100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) has announced a partnership with Marketplace.city which will make its digital platform available to 100RC’s member cities.

nlc updates
July 31, 2018

National League of Cities Releases Future of Work Report, Announces Innovation Ecosystem Initiative, Shares Upcoming City Summit News

NACo Annual Conference
July 30, 2018

From transportation and broadband, cybersecurity and elections, to disaster funding and waterways, a wide range of issues were on the agenda at a recent meeting of the country’s county leaders.

municipal id providence rhode island
July 17, 2018

A new municipal identification card program has been implemented in Providence, Rhode Island.

imagine boston 2030
July 13, 2018 | Hanna Johnson

One of the most popular cities in the US, Boston is a great destination if you’re looking for a fun and cultural place to go. Often in the news thanks to its progress in different fields, recently it’s done it again.

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