The City of Portland knows streets aren't just for driving on.
Smart, young city-loving people are speaking out for a denser and ultimately more affordable city
Building a grassroots civic-tech ecosystem in a metro area the size of Savannah, Ga. requires more than just recruiting local developers and designers to join in and volunteer for a shared civic…
Editor’s Note: Retweet this article on Twitter and you’re entered into a drawing for free “It’s a Little Plano in Here” gear. How a Reality Television Show Supercharge…
Flashy new residential projects near the Burnside Bridge suggest the expansion of the Rose City's urban core has leaped across the Willamette River.
Urban planner Damon Rich wants to get into the politics behind designing green spaces.
Find out how Chula Vista is working to add smart city tech to its bayfront and beyond with a major project underway in this fast growing southern California city.
The Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn will debut several smart city projects later this year as part of the city's first Neighborhood Innovation Lab, which also aims at stimulating tech jobs.
As an artist, Jason Farquharson understands the power of individual expression. As a member of the Blue Hills Civic Association, the Hartford-based painter a
Data-tracking devices, from wearables to time and task management applications, have become a quotidian and normalized aspect of most Western societies
About three months ago, I moved to Savannah, the perfectly-preserved, nearly 300-year-old midsize city on the Georgia coast about two hours north of where I grew up. I had left my job as an editor in…
“Go Boston 2030” includes direction to shorten commute times, increase job access.
The city of Albuquerque is focused on bringing consistency and coherence to an unwieldy collection of planning and land use regulations. An interview with Albuquerque Planning Director Suzanne Lubar explores the city's approach to the challenge. Contrary to its image in pop culture, Albuquerque is not the methamphetamine capital of America. And yet, there is a grain of truth to the adventures of Walter White: Albuquerque is overwhelmingly suburban.
As NYC Open Data steps into the future, it’s worth looking back at how it became what it is today.
The Danish capital has redefined what city streets are for
By collecting real-time pollution data, an environmental group discovered Taiwan's largest petrochemical plant exceeded the emissions quota for pollution over 25,000 times. The plant didn't pay a cent for it.
Red tape has been holding Florida entrepreneurs back. A new initiative in Gainesville streamlines the process of starting a new business. By eliminating pain points for first time business owners, the city hopes to encourage creativity and competitiveness.
Welcome back to Kittelson’s Corner my (now) weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. Alright, let’s go. Book Review: The Blood o…
Huddersfield is weird. To the casual visitor it looks a lot like many towns in Britain- ethnically diverse, fairly deprived, getting on with it. There’s no outward hallmarks of thriving civic…
America has become a politically divided and fractured country. How and where do we start to rebuild the social fabric essential to our democracy?
Jane Mordue, the newly appointed permanent chair of Healthwatch England, explains why listening to feedback from the public is much more likely to help NHS and social care leaders make the right decis
On-going research projects in the Participatory Publics Lab