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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level School District, City or Town, School Board
State(s) All States
Source UC Berkeley Center For Cities & Schools
Policy Areas Education, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families
This report aims to help community development and regional planning practitioners collaborate on cross-sector educational improvement efforts, increase productivity, and foster social equity. Its seven-step process recommends developing an understanding of the educational landscape,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source American Civil Liberties Union of California
Policy Areas Finance & Procurement, Data & Technology
“Smart city” products are often touted as cost-efficient solutions to providing government services and addressing societal challenges, but in reality these technologies are no more intelligent than the data and algorithms behind them. Like other tools, their effectiveness depends...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, State
State(s) All States
Source Journal of Science Policy & Governance
Policy Areas Public Safety, Data & Technology
This report explores five privacy provisions to mitigate the harms associated with exploiting smart city-data. The policy proposals include differentiating personally identifiable smart city data from de-identified data, creating a warrant requirement for personally identifiable smart...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, County, Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) California
Source The Greenlining Institute
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Transportation & Mobility
Three transportation revolutions—electrification, vehicle sharing, and autonomous (self-driving) vehicles—are poised to transform our entire transportation system, impacting everything from how people move and the shape of our communities to the livelihoods of millions now employed...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level City or Town
State(s) Illinois
Source Illinois Municipal League
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Finance & Procurement, Housing, Public Spaces
This guide provides an overview of liens available to municipalities under Illinois state law and provides examples of how cities should assess and enforce liens. Properties that are abandoned or liable for taxes, require excessive pest extermination efforts, or intensive removal...

Type Article
Year 2023
Level City or Town, County
State(s) Texas
Source Informed Infrastructure
Policy Areas Data & Technology, Public Safety, Transportation & Mobility
This article explains how the North Central Texas Council of Governments standardized work zone data sharing by selecting a single road management tech provider. It also highlights how the contract extends work zone data access to any relevant public agencies. ...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Source Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Finance & Procurement, Public Safety
Municipalities can collaborate through shared service agreements to solve existing problems or improve the quality of existing services available to residents. This guide outlines best practices for implementing shared service agreements and highlights effective case studies from...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level County
State(s) All States
Source UC Berkeley, School of Public Health
Policy Areas Health, Children & Families, Food, Economic Justice, Public Spaces
This policy brief discusses how access to parkland and recreational programs significantly reduces the risk of obesity in children and adolescents. It recommends that cities promote recreational programs in areas with fewer parks, convert vacant spaces into parkland, invest in traffic-calming...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) California
Source Association of California Water Agencies
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources
This brief outlines the Association of California Water Agencies' policy principles for integrated regional water management (IRWM) such as promoting local management of water resources, encouraging cross-sector planning, engaging diverse stakeholders, and supporting the use of regional...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level City or Town, County, City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Policy Matters Ohio
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Community Development, Economic Justice
Data helps policymakers, activists, and other stakeholders understand the needs of their neighborhoods, helping to ensure that their advocacy efforts are tailored to the real challenges of communities and not their assumed needs. This brief provides an introduction to using Census...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Massachusetts
Source Boston Planning and Development Agency
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development, Economic Justice, Housing
Boston's Inclusionary Development Policy (IDP) bridges the affordability gap faced by households that are ineligible for subsidies but still unable to afford housing. The policy requires developers to include affordable units in their projects or contribute to a city-wide affordable...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2011
Level City or Town, Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) Illinois
Source Center for Neighborhood Technology
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility, Public Safety, Public Spaces
This infographic highlights pedestrian safety measures implemented in Illinois, including snow and ice removal, walk signals, and safe driving regulations. It also outlines pedestrian and driver responsibilities which aim to protect pedestrians and promote a safe and accessible urban...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States, Wisconsin
Source League of Wisconsin Municipalities
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Public Safety
This guide outlines 'mutual aid' or 'shared service' agreements and provides examples of statutes that have dictated cross-jurisdiction collaboration between local governments and agencies. It recommends clearly identifying an agreement's liabilities and benefits, establishing a procedure...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2010
Level State
State(s) All States
Source Center for Neighborhood Technology
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility, Economic Justice
This report analyzes data from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Finds that investing in public transportation created twice as many jobs as investing in roads. It presents other benefits of public transportation investment and features examples of progressive transit...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town, National
State(s) All States
Source Center for Data Innovation
Policy Areas Data & Technology
Smart cities are those that use sensors, data, and analytics to tackle important issues such as how to better manage sanitation systems, improve transportation networks, and deliver government services more efficiently. While city governments can and should manage most of their transformation...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Community Development, Democracy & Governance
This report offers a guide to implementing lasting cultural change within local government structures. Included in the report are tools to evaluate the municipal government culture, a framework to assess and implement change, a rubric for self-assessing local governance culture, and...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year -
Level City or Town, County
State(s) California
Source City of San Diego
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Finance & Procurement, Public Spaces
This section of San Diego's municipal code establishes regulations for public facilities that are provided by private entities. It outlines permitting requirements for private developers and implements development impact fees which are assessed on new developments to generate revenue...

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