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Civic engagement made easy: Apply here to serve on a Baltimore city board

From technical.ly

Apply to be on a city board or commission by March 1. Our advice: Always Be Boarding.
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A 21st Century Vision for Detroit - Reimagining the Civic Commons

From civiccommons.us

Our vision of urban vitality cannot be a return to a nostalgic dream of the past; rather, it must be forward looking and more adaptive, diverse, integrated and resilient than what came before.
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Africa's Cities: Opening Doors to the World

From www.youtube.com

Cities in Africa are growing rapidly and have a critical role to play in their countries’ economic growth. Improving conditions for people and businesses i
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How a Museum in Queens Became a Neighborhood Ally

From nextcity.org

At a time when cities are thinking about how to show up with and for immigrant communities, answers can be found at the Queens Museum.
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Major investments, funding overhaul highlight new Nashville parks plan

From www.tennessean.com

The suggested investments for Nashville's parks are vast, expensive and potentially transformative — and all needed to keep up with a growing city.
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Growing in the era of sea level rise — #thisisCNU

From www.cnu.org

One of the largest and most ambitious regional plans in history, the Seven50: Southeast Florida Prosperity Plan, was born out of a grand federal vision—the Partnership for Sustainable Communities between US HUD, DOT, and EPA.
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Metro line, better city planning to aid Quito’s poor

From www.100resilientcities.org

In a city menaced by the threat of volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and floods, protecting thousands of families living in Quito's low-income neighbourhoods from disasters is an urgent task.
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Unlikely Public Engagement Tactics Get Results for Small Towns

From www.planetizen.com

Four small cities across the country are seeing positive results with non-traditional public engagement strategies like bouncy castles, beer coasters, and ball games. Never underestimate the power of community pride as a motivator for engagement--that's one lesson from the Orton Family Foundation's recent event on public engagement.
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Smart Cities: Montreal

From www.cio.com

Montreal's smart city strategy is built on strong partnerships with its vibrant community of startups. Computerworld braved a blustery winter storm to see what this Quebecois city has to offer.
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Miami to be 'Smartscaped' Through a City-wide Digital Transformation

From sociable.co

In Miami no screen-glare is too strong and no beach is too sandy to escape the digital transformation taking over the city.
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Citizens’ Forum: revisiting citizen participation in Portugal

From www.opendemocracy.net

Which choices would Portuguese citizens make, if only they had the time, information and ideal conditions to reflect on and debate the most important political questions of our age? 

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New Year, New Cities

From www.n-r-c.com

Local governments are also setting resolutions and making strategic plans for a fresh, new year. And since their constituents are holding them accountable, they’ll be far more successful in hitting their mark.

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How Florida and Colorado are trying to build smart cities from the ground up

From www.theguardian.com

Ambitious new cities Songdo and Masdar may not have lived up to their promise, but smaller projects in the US aim to be laboratories for sustainable city planning
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Data Forum wraps up with launch of Cape Town Action Plan

From www.un.org

The Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data was prepared with inputs from the global statistical community.
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Schenectady: A Model for Small Smart Cities

From www.youtube.com

To work towards its goal of utilizing technology to improve municipal services and government operations, The City of Schenectady has deployed numerou
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Seattle Calls for its Data to Be ‘Open by Preference’

From www.digitalcommunities.com

Mayor Ed Murray’s executive order requires new standards of governance and policy around open data across all city departments.
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NYC311 Sets New Record With Nearly 36 Million Interactions In 2016 

From harlemworldmag.com

NYC311, New York City’s primary source of government information and non-emergency services, set another record for the most annual contacts with 35,982,514 customer requests for services or information in 2016 Continue Reading →
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Transforming Melaka into Smart Cities with Philips CityTouch

From www.youtube.com

Welcome to connected lighting CityTouch goes way beyond illumination: Flood streets and public spaces with energy-efficient, high-quality light Connec
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Austin City Council considers expanding video conferencing for public comment

From kxan.com

“This will save residents from the hassle of driving downtown, find parking, give their Citizen Communication, then have to fight traffic on…
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