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Infrastructure

One of the most important responsibilities of local government is maintaining and improving infrastructure – transportation, water/sewer, technology and communications – that benefits all residents. This area is also one of the biggest challenges for cities given the great cost and the limited funding available. Our research helps cities learn about traditional and more creative solutions in all areas of infrastructure.

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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — June 6, 2018 — From the distribution of government benefits, to transportation, alternative energy and even healthcare, a new report released today by the National League of Cities (NLC), “Blockchain in Cities: Restoring Transparency…

Interconnected city
Interconnected city
  • News Announcement

Washington – May 31 – National League of Cities (NLC), in partnership with the Bloomberg Aspen Initiative on Autonomous Vehicles, today released a series of interactive future scenarios for autonomous vehicles. The launch highlights how AVs might…

Autonomous vehicles are in our future
Autonomous vehicles are in our future
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – May 30, 2018 – The National League of Cities (NLC) released its 2018 State of the Cities report today at a national morning press event with city leaders and policy experts. The report shows that economic development, infrastructure…

SOTC
SOTC
  • Research Report

Each year, mayors across the nation detail their vision for their city’s future in a seminal address—their state of the city speech. These speeches have taken on new significance as mayors emerge as focal points in the intergovernmental context.…

Cityscape 2018
Cityscape 2018
  • Press Release

Press Contact:
Sam Warlick
(202) 626-3062
warlick@nlc.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2018

City Leaders Press Congress to Rebuild America’s Failing Infrastructure

Water tower and highway
Water tower and highway
  • Press Release
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Membership Offer to Help Cities During the Recovery and Reconstruction Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — April 13, 2018 — The National League of Cities (NLC), a…

San Juan, PR
San Juan, PR

Infrastructure is a bipartisan issue. It's time to rebuild together.

Policymakers, industry experts, and city leaders agree – we must rebuild America’s infrastructure before it’s too late. But, it's not…

  • CitiesSpeak
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This week at the 2018 Congressional City Conference, NLC President Mark Stodola delivered an address on America’s infrastructure needs and NLC’s #RebuildWithUs campaign for city leaders. That speech is reprinted here with minor edits.

President Mark Stodola at NLC's Congressional City Conference
President Mark Stodola at NLC's Congressional City Conference
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – March 7, 2018 – Today, Senate Democratic leaders released a plan to make a $1 trillion federal investment to modernize America's infrastructure. The National League of Cities (NLC) has called on the administration and Congress to…

Infrastructure
Infrastructure