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At the Mayors Innovation Project, we strive to write and create content about innovative high-road policies in cities across the United States. In our writing (including our Good Ideas for Cities newsletter), we highlight our member cities‘ work, the best practices for mayors and cities identified by speakers at our meetings on a wide range of important policy topics, and have guest blogs from our partners.

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  • Madison, WI State Street with outdoor tables set up and a man in a mask walking by public art

    Tactical Urbanism

    While some cities are using tactical urbanism to help businesses continue safe operations, residents in many cities are creating spaces for healing and advancing racial justice.

  • Making Sense of Pandemic Recovery

    This is a guest post from our partner, The Little Think Tank. View our ‘Good Ideas for Cities’ newsletter on this topic here. Across the country, people are looking to local leaders to help manage …

  • Zoom screenshot with New Mayors Cohort attendees, Mayors Innovation Project staff, and Pete Buttigieg

    How We’re Supporting Mayors

    Our updates from how we are supporting mayors, including the Virtual Innovation Showcase, the New Mayors Cohort, the Water Affordability Academy, and more.

  • Virtual Innovation Showcase: Mayor Keith James and Response to COVID-19

    Mayor Keith James of West Palm Beach, FL is our first mayor to record his Virtual Innovation Showcase presentation.

  • City Data and Pandemic Response

    Data’s role in the pandemic City efforts to expand innovations in data and technology have proven crucial in responding to the COVID pandemic. From mapping localized infection rates and predicting hospitalizations, to contact tracing among …

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