Public Participation

A 3D Play for Citizen Planning

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

Life Inside the Broken City

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

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

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

The Best City Websites for Online Engagement

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

Techies Embed in City Hall

Code for America provides fellows to cities to tackle local problems

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

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

Civic Engagement as Art

A new exhibition explores the influence of public participation in society