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All in the mix: Cities thrive by embracing new perspectives

Cityvision magazine (July/August 2011) focuses on embracing all citizens, regardless of age, ability, language, or culture.

Answering the call: Reinventing essential services in challenging times

Cityvision magazine (July/August 2010) shares that city budgets may be pinched – to put it mildly – but communities still expect a variety of municipal services. With tools such as regional collaboration, special purpose districts, and business-savvy infrastructure investments, Washington cities can continue to get things done.

Categories: Cityvision

Building blocks: Infrastructure investments that move cities forward

Cityvision magazine (January/February 2010) explores public-private development agreements, responsible urban renewal, Main Street revivals, prompt permitting and more.

Change agents: On the front lines of climate mitigation and adaptation

Cityvision magazine (September/October 2015) explores the primary strategies for addressing climate impacts including mitigation (reducing greenhouse gases) and adaptation (preparing for changes already under way).

Categories: Cityvision, Environment

Charting a course: Shared goals and shared revenues point the way to recover

Cityvision magazine (November/December 2011) explores what cities do with state and federal funding to ramp up commerce, crack down on crime, and make over their downtowns.

Circle of life: Thriving through sustainable development

Cityvision magazine (July/August 2014) highlights how cities are dealing with flood containment, water quality management, or recreational access. Plus perspectives on stormwater management, SEPA changes, and state energy efficiency grants.

Cityvision magazine

Cityvision magazine, published every other month, tells the story of Washington's 281 cities and towns.

Clear days ahead: Cities look for direction on marijuana legalization

Cityvision magazine (September/October 2014) highlights the many issues surrounding retail recreational marijuana.

Cross roads: The intersecting priorities of commerce and community

Cityvision magazine (July/August 2013) looks at coal trains, perspectives on transportation benefit districts, rural main-street design, and new case law on culverts.

Crunch time: Cities talk with voters about the looming budget threat

Cityvision magazine (September/October 2010) explores new budget approaches, citizen congress, and congress.

Developing story: strategies for a new generation of resilient infrastructure

Cityvision magazine (September/October 2016) sees how cities are looking to the future, from Pullman’s smart-city grid to Spokane’s clean-water initiative to an electric charging station in Rosalia.

Categories: Cityvision, Infrastructure

Hot links: Managing engagement in a digital world

Cityvision magazine (November/December 2015) explores how some of the many facets of the digital world affect Washington cities, particularly regarding community engagement.

Human capital: How cities can pursue connections and common cause in Olympia

Cityvision magazine (November/December 2016) shares strategic insights on listening, learning, legislating and leading, along with perspectives on tracking record request costs, lobbying boundaries and licensing fees versus taxes.

In with the new: Cities create spaces for innovation

Cityvision magazine (July/August 2016) looks at some of the new and creative ways Washington cities are using innovation to address issues faced today. With limited resources available to cities, it is important for us to look at all possible solutions to a problem before we decide on a course of action. Innovative management can be hard work, but our cities won't thrive without it.

Leisure time: Investing in visitors attracts local dollars

Cityvision magazine (March/April 2012) explores strategies cities are using to promote tourism, attract visitors, and reap rewards of travel spending.
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