The annual Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards
Program recognizes projects that promote fiscal and environmental
sustainability in the local transportation system and can be…
The app facilitates a dialogue with Fresno’s diverse residents.
Many California cities are looking at how the Internet of Things
can serve the public.
A statewide study will examine replacing the outdated gasoline
tax with a road user charge.
National City used a comprehensive planning approach to address
community environmental and health concerns.
Three new tools provide a number of promising options.
The City of Clovis transformed a three-acre unimproved lot into
an educational community recreation area that protects natural
resources and promotes healthy living.
Each year we ask a diverse group of about 100 city officials to
tell us which policy envelopes we need to push, which walls we
need to scale and what partnerships we need to build. Bringing…
Although we have millions of acre-feet of empty space behind dams
to capture storm runoff and snowmelt, that space cannot protect
Californians against levee breaks, mudslides or overflowing
Significant positive developments for the League included the
adoption of a new economic development tool for lower-income
communities and the passage of a medical marijuana regulatory
The strategic goal-setting process involves representatives from
all of the League’s policy committees, departments, divisions and
diversity caucuses as well as its entire board of directors….
Ensuring that residents properly dispose of hazardous wastes —
such as pesticides, batteries, needles and pharmaceuticals — from
their homes is an important part of protecting the environment…
A crime-ridden trail spurred unhappy residents into action and
led to a collaborative effort involving a local nonprofit, the
city, school district and multiple agencies.
The City of Winters illustrates the difficulties of deploying
broadband in smaller cities.
Many of the more progressive policies and programs in place today
started as smaller pilot programs.
A number of “elephants” lurk in city halls statewide.
The awards recognize exceptional achievements made by
California’s cities and counties to preserve and protect the
public’s investment in the local street and road system.
How quickly can stormwater utilities be rescued from their
financial straitjacket so they can start helping resolve the
state’s chronic water supply problems?
Just as the Internet and smartphones changed the world, the advent of connected and autonomous vehicles will have a profound impact on our lives and our cities.
Two new tools and positive developments on the legislative front
are welcome news for cities.