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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 — March 7, 2019 – More than 2,000 mayors, councilmembers and other delegates from around the country will gather in Washington, D.C., March 10-13, 2019, for the National League of Cities’ (NLC) annual Congressional City Conference.…

Capitol
Capitol
  • Research Report

Mobility is central to individual prosperity, commerce and the growth of communities.

When it comes to city streets, commuter highways, rail lines and ports, cities need transportation networks that run like clockwork. But the costs of…

  • Issue Brief

 

Cities call on Congress to frame an infrastructure plan that works collaboratively with cities and reflects key guiding principles.

Sustainable Investment 

Together, cities and our federal partners must address the existing…

Rebuild With Us
Rebuild With Us
  • Press Release

The following is a joint statement by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the National Association of Counties (NACo), the National League of Cities (NLC), the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), the National Association of Clean…

Water infrastructure
Water infrastructure
  • Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 12, 2018

National League of Cities Honors Clear Channel Outdoor with “Service to Cities Award” for Transportation Infrastructure Support

  • Press Release

Following the passage of America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3021), National League of Cities (NLC) President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas released the following statement:

“The National League of Cities…

Water treatment plant
Water treatment plant
  • 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