Source: National League of Cities
This fall, NLC and the Local Infrastructure Hub are hosting a series of bootcamps to help small and mid-sized cities develop competitive funding applications for federal infrastructure grants. Registration will run from August 12th to 31st and spots are limited! Learn more and register your city today.
Building America’s Infrastructure Workforce: White House Challenge
Historic Climate, Clean Energy Bill Passes Senate
Local Governments Shoulder Water Infrastructure Improvement Costs
What We’re Reading:
- Mayors and city leaders voice support for Inflation Reduction Act – Smart Cities Dive (August 9, 2022)
- Senate passes climate, tax bill – The Bond Buyer (August 8, 2022)
- Why cities are exploring metaverse technology – Smart Cities Dive (August 8, 2022)
- Partnership launches no-cost wastewater monitoring service for local governments – American City & County (August 5, 2022)
- Cities Can Apply for Free Monitoring of Sewage for Signs of Monkeypox – Route Fifty (August 5, 2022)
Using Wastewater to Detect COVID-19 & Other Pathogens
NLC and WastewaterSCAN are launching a national effort to bring a leading wastewater testing approach to identify dangerous pathogens that can lead to major public health crises. Learn more and apply to join the cohort.
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How Local Leaders Can Address the Monkeypox Outbreak
As cities, towns and villages learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, building a strong local public health apparatus will be essential to containing and treating this virus. Here are four steps local leaders can take to address the spread in their communities.
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How Car History Informs City Planning for Micromobility
Shared scooters have become popular in cities worldwide, shifting people out of cars, reducing harmful emissions and traffic congestion, and boosting local economies. But how should cities plan for micromobility parking to ensure access while minimizing clutter? The answer begins with planning for people, rather than cars.
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