What are the most pressing civic issues for 2015?

Based on a recently published survey of local governments in the United States, the most pressing civic issues for 2015 are:

Infrastructure (traffic and roads) 69%
Economic development 56%
Public safety 30%
Neighborhood improvement (graffiti, abandoned property) 20%
Water (restrictions and conservation) 17%


66% said that technology can help government better address the top civic challenges.

Smart City mobile applications can help with addressing local government civic issues.