Despite modest improvement, the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure points to aging roads and bridges, outdated energy grids, and transportation systems in need of attention, maintenance, and improvements.
Citizen Participation & Research – State Organizations
A collection of online calculators and other interactive tools to help estimate income adjustments, employment trends, and housing affordability
Sustainability initiatives can benefit both the environment and the local economy
America’s roads, bridges, water systems and schools are in need of attention and repair after decades of use.
Will the Internet change the role of socio-economic factors in determining civic involvement?
Build America Bonds are taxable municipal bonds, and subject to standard MSRB rules for municipal securities
Mayors from cities around the world share strategies for economic growth and vitality
Just in: ASCE Report Card gives low marks to America’s roads, bridges, transportation networks
As homeowners seek ways to buy â€œmore house for the money,â€ the trend to move further out from urban areas – to outer ring suburbs and beyond – continues.
The National League of Cities â€œPartnership for Working Toward Inclusive Communitiesâ€ seeks to promote and celebrate diversity, as well as encourage citizen participation in local government.