Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Notations From the Grid (Weekly Edition): On How Local Leaders Work to Create the "Vision of the Possible"

Please enjoy this recent Snapshot courtesy of "Route Fifty" that underscores what the future entails including the advent of Digital Drivers' Licenses and what else Local Leaders think about as they strive to create a "Vision of the Possible" for their Citizens:

For this week's Route Fifty Editor's Picks, I'm highlighting a handful of recent stories, including Louisiana's new digital driver's licenses; local officials in Washington, D.C. looking at the fairness of cashless businesses; our newly released Critical Priorities for Local Government survey of local government officials (their answers may surprise you); and U.S. cities looking to compete for the economic windfall from the 2026 World Cup..as there is  coverage from the National Association of Counties' 83rd annual conference, which gets started in Franklin County, Tennessee.....

Portland Maine

Louisiana Debuts Digital Driver's License

KATE ELIZABETH QUERAM | About 27,000 residents have downloaded the LA Wallet app, which launched last week.

When Push Comes to Shove, Here Are Local Leaders' Priorities

MITCH HERCKIS  |   Route Fifty asked local government officials what is most important to their communities’ future. Their answers may surprise you.

U.S. Cities Ready to Compete for a World Cup Windfall

MITCH HERCKIS  |   With estimates nearing a half billion in net economic benefit for cities that play host to the games, the 2026 World Cup makes Amazon HQ2 seem very 2018.

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