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The guide was compiled based on lessons learned in Austin, Louisville and Raleigh.
And that means rapidly improving overlooked infrastructure in the urban areas millennials are targeting for relocation.
Few of the cities that are part of the navigation app’s Connected Citizens data-sharing program actually do anything with the anonymized trip information they receive because of the volume.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Montana’s wildfire funding running dry; Peoria’s new apprenticeship program; and a N.Y. public information officer’s unfortunate “butt dial.”
“Bourbonism,” the mayor said in an interview, has helped his city bridge the urban-rural divide in Kentucky and boost economic development in the process.
A pilot program is getting underway in the Kentucky city this week to test new smoke detector devices developed by members of the local civic technology community.
Crowdsourcing data on internet connectivity may seem like an odd municipal exercise, but it’s proven to be a valuable tool in Louisville.
Daro Mott will return to the Louisville Metro Government as chief of performance improvement.
Next Century Cities just gave Raleigh, Austin and Louisville $30,000 and will provide technical assistance to get their innovative, repeatable projects off the ground.
Louisville, Kentucky, sees a link between its most pressing problems and poorest neighborhoods, and it’s not alone.
While courting Google Fiber and AT&T GigaPower, the city also wants to hold Internet service providers accountable for what they advertise.
But how the city will cover the cost of what Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration has floated in the new 20-year planning document remains unclear.
Also in our Route Fifty news roundup: Native Hawaiian constitution adopted; medical marijuana restrictions affirmed in Montana; and this Pennsylvania state park is not gnome friendly.
Transgender-inclusive anti-discrimination laws and policies saw big gains among U.S. municipalities, according to an examination by the Human Rights Campaign.
The city launched a new version of its website last year and is working hard to improve its open data portal and personalized services.
From a cloud-based disaster archive to geographical information system, counties and cities are making citizens’ lives easier.
The deputy director of performance management in Kentucky’s largest city shares some tips about developing and keeping talented staff.
‘What Works Cities,’ an expanding Bloomberg Philanthropies program, aims to create maturity models for municipal governments, using data to ‘get a better picture of what good looks like.’
Eight mid-sized cities will be getting expert support and peer-to-peer learning opportunities.
“To be a good mayor, you have to have the heart of a social worker and the head of chief executive officer.”
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