Most people use maps to get from “point A” to “point B.” But 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.

Guests

  • Barney Krucoff Geographic Information System Program Manager, Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), District of Columbia
  • Sukumar Ganapati Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Florida International University

Video: Using GIS to Enhance Citizen Participation

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