Public Participation

MinStad

A 3D Play for Citizen Planning

Gothenburg, Sweden, makes its public planning process interactive with an online map.

Broken City Lab

Life Inside the Broken City

The artist collective Broken City Lab is working to re-engage citizens in the struggling city of Windsor, Ontario.

Flickr/jseattle

Yes, There's an 'Urban Planning for Dummies' Book

And its author makes the case for why our cities need more dummies getting involved.

Shutterstock

The Best City Websites for Online Engagement

Local government sites increasingly embrace social networking, but is it working?

Courtesy Code for America

Techies Embed in City Hall

Code for America provides fellows to cities to tackle local problems

Place Pulse

Can You Tell if a Street is Safe Just By Looking?

Comparing images of cities and neighborhoods to gather data on perceptions of place

"(What's to be done?), Angry Sandwich People or In Praise of Dialectics," by Chto Delat

Civic Engagement as Art

A new exhibition explores the influence of public participation in society