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“Smart, long-term bets” are vital for economic development, according to Bruce Katz, centennial scholar at the Brookings Institution. And those bets are best when clustered in revitalizing cities.
Hyperloop One is eyeing four routes in the Midwest, Colorado, Texas and Florida in addition to six more outside the country.
Predictive analytics are getting better at profiling the clinical impact of air- and heat-related emergencies, as well as the stress they place on response infrastructure.
“I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” Trump said Thursday. But the city voted 80 percent in favor of Hillary Clinton in November.
Urban areas internationally will assume another 2.5 billion refugees and internally displaced persons by 2050, and few of them are ready.
Pittsburgh will borrow a page from the NFL’s diversity playbook in order to get more people of color into leadership positions in city government.
In the eight categories from a Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights scorecard, local law enforcement in Steel City get one passing mark.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Distracted driving deaths in Colorado; Massachusetts city calls for Trump impeachment; and Florida governor’s prosecutorial intervention.
“One traffic incident in a city 2,000 miles away—in which the automated vehicle was not at fault, according to Tempe police—is not going to change that,” according to a city spokesman.
The Western Pennsylvania city might not face severe weather shocks as often as others do, but residential segregation and deferred maintenance have left “Steel City” plenty to contend with.
Debra Lam is resigning this month, after two years with the city.
A collaborative effort is mapping leaky gas pipes.
Cameron McLay just resigned from his post as Pittsburgh’s police chief—right when urban policing is about to get a lot more interesting.
Included are stories about the use of data in the governments of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; Kansas City, Missouri; Syracuse, New York; and New Orleans.
Bringing greater transparency to county government finances.
The city plans to “open source” the computer code for the application in the coming weeks, offering a way for other local governments to replicate the project.
In Pennsylvania's second-largest city, a growing tech sector is driving the wheels of innovation. But so is city hall.
Journalists who took early rides in the cars seemed impressed, but also irked at their overly cautious robotic chauffeurs.
, The Atlantic
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: 311 spat at New York City Hall; more violence in Chicago; and 50th anniversary for North America’s longest continuous truss bridge.
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