Considering Diversity in Snow-Day Decisionmaking

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A giant middle finger sculpture rises in Vermont … Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee’s “clean energy smart deal” … and speeding up N.Y.’s sluggish subways.

Checking Out a New Train Station That Would Make Many Cities Drool

Next up is Raleigh Union Station’s second phase, which just secured $20 million in new funding from the Trump administration.

Apple Is Reportedly Opening Its Second Campus in North Carolina

Unlike Amazon's public HQ2 search, Apple's selection process is taking place entirely behind closed doors.

Raleigh’s Long-Awaited New 'Front Door' Is Nearly Complete

A new multi-modal transportation hub has sparked mixed-use development and fueled neighborhood revitalization in North Carolina's capital city.

These Local Public Sector Workers Are Scarce and in High Demand

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Denver mayor’s video apology; Utah lawmaker proposes ‘safe on red’ bill; New Mexico’s rape-kit backlog; and turning biogas into energy in Kansas.

Here’s a New Playbook for Municipal Civic Tech Projects

The guide was compiled based on lessons learned in Austin, Louisville and Raleigh.

Route Fifty Roadmap: Raleigh’s New Union Station Starts to Take Shape

Incremental infrastructure improvements are laying the foundation for a bigger future in North Carolina’s capital city.

3 Gigabit Cities Using High-Speed Broadband for Civic Engagement

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.

North Carolina's LGBT Bill Sparks Business Backlash

The legislation, passed last week by the General Assembly and approved by Gov. Pat McCrory, pits the state Republican Party’s desire to be friendly to business friendliness against its social conservatism.

Helping to Close the 'Data Gap' at City Halls Across the Nation

Lack of training and resources challenge U.S. municipalities trying to improve their decisionmaking processes, according to a new What Works Cities report.

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These Cities Celebrated Open Data Day Right

Continuing transparency and accessibility conversations among citizens is key.

When Passengers See Transit Investment, ‘Certainly Ridership Does Respond’

That’s one of the reasons why the city of Raleigh is renovating its downtown bus hub.

Raleigh Spotlights Its Firefighting Advances

The city takes a look at the evolution of its tiller trucks, in a YouTube video letting residents know how much better things are today.

Cities Continue to Adopt LED Street Lights

Raleigh is the latest local government to convert to the energy-saving technology.

Check Out Raleigh’s Homegrown Innovator Movement

The city is closing its digital divide with a model STEM program.