Center Author Sukumar Ganapati on NPR Discussing GIS
In the age of iPhones and Google Maps, web developers are mashing up public data to provide new insights into neighborhood life. Tech Tuesday explores innovative city programs that are mapping health, traffic and development information, and changing the way people interact with local government.
How Data Can Transform Neighborhood Life
Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Florida International University
Geographic Information System Program Manager, Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), District of Columbia
Metro: Build Your High Capacity System
The city of Portland, Oregon, actively solicited public suggestions during the final planning stage of its mass transit system.
Fix My Street
One of the first sites to figure out the potential of maps and apps for government services was a site called "Fix My Street," started in the U.K. in 2007.
"Virtual Charlotte" provides a visual record of 311 calls and other location-specific information for the city.