Your Infrastructure Questions Answered

Source: National League of Cities

Infrastructure Week 2022
Your Infrastructure Questions Answered

This week marks the celebration of the final Infrastructure Week, thanks to the successful passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. America is now in a five-year sprint of federal infrastructure programs at historic levels. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will provide $1.2 trillion over five years–now is the time to make a plan in your city to maximize these investments.

Infrastructure Resources

Share Your Infrastructure Needs and Projects

Does your city have a great project in the works you’re seeking federal funding for? We launched a survey to see how communities are planning to utilize the $1.2 trillion available as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Using Transit Development Grants in Your City

America’s communities know that transportation and development go together and investing in one can lead to the other. Learn how your community can use grants for transportation projects that aim to connect communities to transit, economic opportunity and affordable housing.

How Communities Are Using ARPA Funds to Improve Infrastructure

As local governments wait for federal and state Notice of Funding Opportunities as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, they are already investing in local infrastructure projects using their State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act.

Infrastructure Opportunities for Small Communities

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will invest billions of dollars in rural communities across the country. As a local leader of a rural or small community, you have the chance to make the most of these opportunities to meet the needs of your community and sometimes even gain a competitive edge by understanding the programs and waivers that are just for you.

Digital Equity Playbook: How City Leaders Can Bridge the Digital Divide

The Digital Equity Playbook helps city leaders determine causes of the digital divide in their communities, provides recommendations to address it, shares stories from local governments and suggests additional resources.

Here’s How to Get Infrastructure Funds to Smaller Cities

Local infrastructure impacts everything—from the water we drink to the air we breathe. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Bloomberg to launch the Local Infrastructure Hub, a national program to ensure that all cities and towns can access federal infrastructure funding to drive local recovery, improve communities, and deliver results for residents.

Upcoming Events

Connecting Older Adults & All Ages to Broadband

Wednesday, May 24 – 2:00pm ET

Join NLC, AARP, the FCC & local leaders to discuss how to address barriers to broadband access for older Americans.

Are “Green Bonds” Right for Your City’s Capital Plan?

Wednesday, May 25 – 2:00pm ET

Join us to learn which types of environmental projects are eligible for Green Bond financing.

How to Use Community Data to Prioritize Public Safety Needs

Thursday, May 26 – 2:00pm ET

Join NLC and mySidewalk to learn how city leaders can use community data to increase public safety in communities.

Special Offer to attend the PACENation Summit 2022

June 13-15th

3 days of workshops, experts and networking opportunities! NLC members can use code SUMMIT30OFF for 30% off by 5/20.