As cities continue to grow and evolve, it’s important that local governments incorporate citizens’ voices during the infrastructure delivery process. New crowdsourcing tools are allowing local governments to engage with and empower citizens to choose projects and improve their built environments.
In her new article publish by Harvard Univeristy, "Building Better Cities with Civic Technology," by GPC's own PhD Candidate Kate Gasparro, Kate takes a look at 20 different civic technologies and their capabilities. The article considers both how the potential for improving the built environment through crowdsourcing technology is just now being tapped as well as how can our cities best leverage these civic technologies to plan and deliver the cities of the future.
To read the full article, Building Better Cities with Civic Technology, The Role of Engagement in Infrastructure Delivery, visit here.