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  • Press Release

Sixteen percent of cities have already entered into partnerships, while 79 percent of those not in partnerships are open to forming them

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 2, 2017 – New National League of Cities (NLC) research on…

City Innovation
City Innovation

Cities across the country are embracing sharing economy companies and new technologies like drones and smart city applications. NLC's latest national survey, “Cities and the Innovation Economy: Perceptions of Local Leaders,” shows that 78 percent…

Cities and Innovation
Cities and Innovation
  • CitiesSpeak

Technology has always been a critical force deeply intertwined with the evolution of cities. From the first human settlements millennia ago to the industrial revolution to today, technological breakthroughs have impacted the buildings we use, the…

Wireless city
Wireless city
  • CitiesSpeak

With partners such as Vice Media and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation, the Smart Cities NYC '17 conference will convene thought leaders from around the world to advance ideas about innovation…

photo - Why City Leaders Should Attend the Smart Cities NYC '17 Conference
photo - Why City Leaders Should Attend the Smart Cities NYC '17 Conference
  • Research Report

"Trends in Smart City Development" is a new report from the National League of Cities featuring case studies about how five cities – Philadelphia, San Francisco, Chicago, Charlotte, N.C., and New Delhi, India – are using…

Smart Cities image
Smart Cities image
  • CitiesSpeak

As part of our efforts to promote professional development among city leaders, each week we’ll be featuring a new TED Talk focused on cities, community issues or local government. To compliment the release of our new report, Cities and Drones,…

  • CitiesSpeak

Building on a foundation of intercity cooperation aimed at addressing the increasing dysfunction of nation-states in dealing with global crises, Benjamin Barber proposes a governance revolution: the founding of a new global…

Dr. Barber
Dr. Barber