There's An App for That: Using Smartphones for Planning

As more and more cities make open their data to the public, smartphones are becoming an essential tool in citizen engagement and participation. Apps and mobile websites give planners the ability to seek input from their communities, locate potholes and other nuisances, and deliver useful info during public meetings.

  • 23 Mins
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    2011

As more and more cities make release their data, smartphones are becoming an essential tool in citizen engagement and participation. Apps and mobile websites give planners the ability to seek input from their communities, receive pictures of potholes and nuisances, and deliver useful info on public meetings.