State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Ore. city council to study bike safety on streetcar tracks


  • KGW-TV (Portland, Ore.)

The Portland, Ore., City Council plans to examine how to improve the safety of streetcar tracks. Bicycling advocates say bike tires can get caught on the tracks, injuring cyclists. The council will ap… Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

FirstNet seeks new GM following D'Agostino resignation


  • Urgent Communications

A nationwide search for a new FirstNet general manager is underway following the resignation of Bill D'Agostino, who cited personal and family reasons. The resignation comes after the FirstNet board a… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

4 ways to demonstrate leadership potential in meetings



Meetings are the best place for you to showcase your skills to higher-ups, so put some thought into making meaningful contributions, says Luann Pendy, an executive at Medtronic. Go into meetings knowi… Read More