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Featured case study articles and general news about The Atlas: new features we’re rolling out, members who have joined the team, milestones we’ve hit, etc.

Permitting Solutions: Model RFPs in Local Government
Citizen Engagement: Local Government Success Stories
Citizen engagement in local government - success stories from five cities. Citizen engagement solutions and technology case studies on The Atlas.
Housing Solutions Used by Local Governments
Housing solutions used by local governments - success stories from five cities. Affordable housing solutions and technology case studies on The Atlas.
How Cities Approach Policing: Engagement, Budgeting, Reform
Policing case studies around the question, "What are different local governments doing in response to 'defund the police'?"
Interests Digest: Case Studies for Your Local Government Priorities
Browse The Atlas case studies based on your local government interests and priorities. Recent highlights from "Challenges" categories in our database.
WaterNow Alliance + The Atlas: Expanding Our Partnership
We're continuing to grow our partnership with the WaterNow Alliance - welcoming nearly 300 new local water leaders! - to The Atlas community.
How to Share Local Government Success Stories
Local government success stories and case studies are the most valuable ways to advance best practices in local governments.
Accelerating Local Government Learning – Brand New Features Now on The Atlas!
The Atlas is building an online community for local government learning. Browse case studies, follow trending topics and post questions to peers.
Route Fifty Subscribers Eligible for Early Access to New Version of The Atlas!
The Atlas is launching a new version of the website and today we’re giving Route Fifty’s subscribers the opportunity to get early access to the new site!  
Erik Caldwell Joins as Director of Data Strategy!
Erik Caldwell, former Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of San Diego, joins The Atlas as Director of Data Strategy.
Clarence Wittwer Joins as new Director of Community!
Clarence Wittwer, former Director of Public Works for the City of Pearland, Texas, joins The Atlas as Director of Community.
COVID-19 and Local Government: What’s the Lasting Impact?
The New Normal Survey asks local government leaders' perspectives on the future of public services and COVID-19’s lasting legacy for local government.
IT Directors Join The Atlas! Our Partnership with GMIS International
The Atlas welcomes government IT directors to our membership community through a strategic partnership with GMIS International.
Local Government Next Normal Survey
Previewing the results of the Local Government Next Normal Survey, a survey of nearly 400 local government officials about the impact of COVID-19.
Water Leaders, Welcome! Our Partnership with WaterNow Alliance
A partnership announcement welcoming nearly WaterNow Alliance members - nearly 500 local water leaders! - to The Atlas community.
A brand new version of The Atlas
There's a brand new version of The Atlas now! Read all about where we've come from, what's new, and why we undertook this massive effort.
RJ Berry, former mayor of Albuquerque, joins The Atlas
We’re thrilled to announce that RJ Berry, former mayor of Albuquerque and leader in local government innovation, has joined The Atlas as Senior Advisor.
In mayors’ civic tech competition, The Atlas places top 5!
The Atlas finishes as a top 5 finalist for the U.S. Conference of Mayor's civic tech competition in Boston, Massachusetts.
City insights we have learned so far at The Atlas
As more cities join and use The Atlas, we gain city insights about infrastructure projects, improving RFP processes, and how cites learn from others.
Angela Murrell joins The Atlas as Head of Development
Angela Murrell joins The Atlas our mission to help cities and innovators connect to make communities safer, smarter and more sustainable.