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Every hour, 26% of local governments report a cyberattack. But according to a new NLC analysis, done in partnership with the Public Technology Institute, nearly a quarter don’t have a cybersecurity plan that is designed to protect government…

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  • News Announcement

WASHINGTON — March 11, 2019 — Today, at its annual Congressional City Conference, the National League of Cities (NLC) released a report, “Fixing Funding by the Mile: A Primer and Analysis of Road User Charge Systems,” to help local leaders pilot …

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  • News Announcement

WASHINGTON — October 17, 2018 — Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released its newest report, “Autonomous Vehicle Pilots Across America,” which offers an analysis of current regulations surrounding autonomous vehicles (AVs) as well as an…

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The unstoppable forces of automation and artificial intelligence are rapidly changing the way we move through, work in and design cities. Technological advancements are transforming the mobility environment as a wide range of companies continue…

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WASHINGTON — August 27, 2018 — Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released a new small cell wireless municipal action guide and model ordinance for city leaders. Small cell wireless infrastructure, which is increasingly important for…

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On January 31, 2017, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai established a Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), which he tasked with making recommendations to the FCC on ways to accelerate the deployment of broadband by…

On January 31, 2017, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai established a Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), which he tasked with making recommendations to the FCC on ways to accelerate the deployment of broadband by…

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With this seismic shift toward smart cities and the internet of things (IoT), reliance on wireless and wireline broadband infrastructure is becoming greater and greater. Mobile phones, IoT devices and other small wireless gadgets are becoming…

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The National League of Cities’ Center for City Solutions has analyzed occupations at three levels of automatability as well as the highest-ranking skills associated with those occupations. The goal of this report is to identify growing American…

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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…