The Future of Equity in Cities
By: Brooks Rainwater, National League of Cities, Nicole DuPuis
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This report examines how technological advances in the areas of infrastructure, public safety, and economic development will impact equity in cities. It forecasts opportunities and challenges for the time period of 2018 through 2030, including an outlook on the future of mobility (including autonomous vehicles), an examination of how demographic shifts will impact economic development, and a look at the use of data analytics, technology, and diversity in America's police departments.
This report discusses trends in infrastructure, economic development, and public safety and considers how they might impact equity in cities. Each section starts with data visualizations to set up the issue and includes goals for the years 2020 and 2030.