Route Fifty examines the challenges to finance vital improvements for transportation and public works projects around the nation.
Navigate more than 400 of our articles, features, dispatches and blog posts on U.S. states and localities, from Minot to Miami and so many other places in-between.
Included are stories about the use of data in the governments of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; Kansas City, Missouri; Syracuse, New York; and New Orleans.
Starting in September, we’ll be rolling out our 50 finalists by category.
Know of a great example of how a good idea was implemented to benefit state or local government? We’re looking to profile our 50 Navigator Awards finalists starting later this summer.
Headed to the 81st annual National Association of Counties Conference and Exposition in Long Beach, California, this month? Check out our new ebook on U.S. counties.
Register and watch a special viewcast on Wednesday, July 13. We’ll discuss how we’re evaluating potential finalists, look at some of the common management challenges that state, county and municipal governments are facing and how cross-sector collaboration is helping to implement good ideas.
We’re looking to honor 50 individuals and teams in state and local government from around the United States who have demonstrated excellence in implementing great ideas. Enter by Friday, July 1!
How do cities like Wheeling, which thrived under different circumstances, find their place in a complex global economy and attract needed investment?
ROUTE FIFTY SPECIAL REPORT: We take a look at issues like state budgeting for cyber defense, intergovernmental coordination, analytics and training for effective cyber response.
We examine issues like civil service reform and recruiting and retaining top talent and feature an interview with New York City’s first chief analytics officer about data and performance management.
5 Things, a new feature for mobile readers, is a roundup of important state and local government news from around the nation we think you should read.
“I’m honored that our hard work, high-quality journalism and sharp-looking website have been recognized by the judges,” says Executive Editor Michael Grass.
Register for our upcoming panel discussion: 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
What are some of the good ideas and best practices to successfully manage state and local government finances?
Route Fifty’s door is always open to interesting proposals detailing challenges, opportunities and solutions that other state capitols, city halls and county administration buildings can learn from.
Mark your calendars: We’ll be releasing the results of a survey of more than 900 state and local government leaders, employees and other public sector practitioners. Register and tune in.
From Albuquerque to Bangor to Grand Forks to Kansas City to San Luis Obispo to Raleigh and beyond, navigate Route Fifty’s news stories from around the United States on our news map.
We featured five stories ranging from emergency management to data analytics.
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Headed to Seattle for ICMA’s annual conference? Read our special report.
Charm City has faced significant challenges in 2015, relations with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan are tense and the road to recovery is unclear.
An exhausting Sunday journey: Driving 18.5 hours, crossing 33 county borders and stopping in more than 10 cities and counties. And that’s just the first leg.
A trip through Maryland, Ohio and Pennsylvania was strangely inspired by a recent visit to a Seattle library.
The next volume of our eBook series includes stories from places like Los Angeles, Oneida County, N.Y., and Colorado.
Last year, we launched GovExec State & Local. Now we’ve expanded our team, built a new digital home and are energized even more to connect the ideas and people advancing state, county and municipal government across the United States.