State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Pa. city council to use data for neighborhood initiative


  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

The Philadelphia City Council has introduced the Philadelphia Community Sustainability Initiative, which will comb through data on neighborhoods to identify which ones need more support. Planners will… Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

LTE mobile network that uses satellites passes first test


  • Government Computer News

Hughes Network Systems and Thales Defense & Security say their movable LTE mobile networking system, which operates using satellites, succeeded in its first test. The companies see the mobile network … Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

L.A. mayor pushes "Great Streets" campaign


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Mayor Eric Garcetti's “Great Streets” campaign will restructure some of Los Angeles’s streets to include more bike racks, plazas and improved crosswalks. Garcetti said he hopes that adding more … Read More