The “Opportunity Project” makes data available to policymakers, developers, and the public
“Civic engagement doesn’t happen by default. Technology can help government leaders reach community members.” So argues Stephen Goldsmith, Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, in … More
Late last year, the City of Boston unveiled its latest steps seeking to reduce red tape when it comes to development in the city, beginning with it’s “permits and licensing” program
Eric Gordon of Governing’s City Accelerator lays out the challenge and opportunity that technology presents for public engagement:
Many cities have published budgets online, but the new app “Balancing Act” does something a bit different.