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Mayors Challenge

To meet the challenges of tomorrow, mayors must be more agile and creative than ever before. The Mayors Challenge is a competition designed to help city leaders think big, be bold and uncover inventive – and, ultimately shareable – ideas that tackle today’s toughest problems.

Learn more about our impact here and read the latest from Mayors Challenge winners and finalists below:

The Latest

New Rochelle, New York, launches a virtual reality platform to visualize planned downtown improvements

Construction of first responder Wellness Center in Huntington to begin this month

How to create a viable alternative for cities without public transit access

South Bend, Ind., Mobility Pilot Expands After Successes

After One City Experiments With Toddlers Wearing Recorders and Sees the Number of Words They Hear Grow 50%, 5 More Mayors Will Pilot Innovative ‘Word Gap’ Program

Monitors now measure air quality at nine Denver schools to tackle asthma rates and track pollution