Bloomberg Cities: Stories From The Field

6 tips for America’s new mayors

In many ways, the job of being mayor has never been harder. Today’s mayors face a pandemic that won’t quit, a surge in gun crimes, ailing downtowns, a mental health crisis, and record drug overdoses. At the same time, mayors are well situated to pursue truly transformative changes.

Using unconventional ways to spotlight data for residents

If you encounter Baltimore Chief Data Officer Justin Elszasz on Twitter under his @baltdata handle, he may not come across like your average city official on social media. That's the point.