News

From the Local Infrastructure Hub

From the Local Infrastructure Hub

9 cities that are leading on climate

9 cities that are leading on climate

Recent reports from a key United Nations panel on climate change make three things vividly clear: The crisis is escalating at an alarming pace, the window of opportunity to avoid its worst impacts is closing quickly, and the need for bold solutions is more urgent than ever.

Cities use innovation to get smarter about infrastructure

Cities use innovation to get smarter about infrastructure

With $1.2 trillion in federal infrastructure funding about to hit U.S. cities of all sizes, local leaders everywhere are looking for new ways to maximize this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to improve roads, parks, bus fleets, renewable energy, flood defenses, internet access—and, most importantly, residents’ everyday lives.

Using data to guide and track spending of federal aid dollars

Using data to guide and track spending of federal aid dollars

Syracuse, NY, launched a dashboard to track its investments of federal dollars coming through the American Rescue Plan Act. The site lays out not just what city leaders are spending the money on but also what results they’re achieving with it.