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Summary of social media techniques and applications that can be used to improve the public involvement process in urban and transport planning. Including reporting applications, serious games, collaboration tools, educational applications and supporting tools.

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Crowdsourced planning nash_27mar2014.pptx

  1. 1. Crowd-sourced Planning Andrew  Nash   GreenCityStreets.com     March  27,  2014     Using interactive city tools to improve public involvement  
  2. 2. Outline   1.  Public  involvement  and  planning.   2.  What  are  interac(ve  city  tools  anyway?   3.  A  structure  for  understanding.   4.  Examples.   5.  Summary  and  QuesLons.  
  3. 3. 1.  Public  involvement  and  planning  
  4. 4. Big  Problems  +  Limited  Resources   •  Climate  change   •  Socio-­‐economic  change   •  Demographic  change   •  Urban  growth   •  Financial  crisis   Ci(es  cannot  solve  today’s  difficult  problems   without  help  from  their  residents.  
  5. 5. How  does  public  involvement  help?   •  Generates  beSer  ideas   Detailed  local  knowledge  &  fresh  perspec5ve     •  Provides  poliLcal  support     Especially  important  for  tough  decisions     •  Creates  commiSed  residents   People  willing  to  ac5vely  help  
  6. 6. CIVITAS  ELAN  Project:       CiLzen  Engagement  in   the  field  of  mobility        
  7. 7. CIVITAS  Public  Involvement  –  ThemaLc  Group   To  be  discussed  following  the  webinar.   hSp://www.civitas.eu/content/public-­‐involvement  
  8. 8. 2.  What  are  interac(ve  city  tools  anyway?  
  9. 9. Your  city?  
  10. 10. Interac(ve  city  tools     ApplicaLons  and  technologies  that  help   people  work  together  to  increase  city   livability,  economic  well-­‐being  and   sustainability.  
  11. 11. Inform   Inform  +  Consult   Inform  +  Consult  +  Collaborate  
  12. 12. hBp://in.kahootz.com/blog/bid/293979/Choosing-­‐the-­‐right-­‐digital-­‐stakeholder-­‐engagement-­‐channels  
  13. 13. But,  it’s  more  than  words  and  talking.  
  14. 14. 3.  InteracLve  City  Tool  Structure              Complex  slide  warning!  
  15. 15. Open  Data   (by  Government)   Sensor  Data   (by  public)   EducaSonal   Apps   Public  Discussion   Apps   AcSons   AcSviSes   Services   Plans   InformaSon   Status   Updates   BeBer   MeeSng   Apps   CollaboraSon   VisualizaSon   Analysis   AccounSng   Develop   New   Apps   Input   Analysis   CollaboraSon   Output   Public  ReporSng   Apps   Support   Real   RelaSonship   Apps  
  16. 16. The  public  role:   A.  Provide  input   B.  Analyze  data   C.  Collaborate  in  planning   D.  Support  decision-­‐making   E.  Take  acLon   Input   Analysis   CollaboraLon   Output   Support  
  17. 17. These  are  the  same  acLviLes  ciLzens   have  always  performed  …     But  today’s  informaLon  technology  has   vastly  expanded  the  ability  of  ciLzens   to  get  involved:    -­‐  more  people    -­‐  more  detail    
  18. 18. 4.  Examples  
  19. 19. •  Mainstream  social  media  (TwiBer,  Facebook)   •  Service  status  &  reporLng  (agency  websites)   •  Survey  applicaLons  (e.g.,  Survey  Monkey)   •  Customized  reporLng  applicaLons   •  GPS  reporLng  applicaLons   A.    CollecLng  input  
  20. 20. Chicago  Transit  Authority  –  TwiSer  Feed  
  21. 21. Zurich  Public  Transport  Authority  –  Facebook  Page  
  22. 22. Customized  reporLng  applicaLons    
  23. 23. SeeClickFix  page  for  San  Francisco                  hBp://seeclickfix.com    
  24. 24.  Traffic  Check                                  hBp://www.trafficcheck.at/     User  friendly  features  needed  for  mobile  phone  reporLng:   •  automaLc  geo  locaLon,   •  logical  informaLon  flow,     •  check  boxes  for  data  entry.    
  25. 25. A  key  part  of  customized  reporLng  apps  are  back-­‐end   analysis  and  tracking  systems.     Verbeterdebuurt,  Netherlands            hBp://www.verbeterdebuurt.nl/  
  26. 26. GPS  based  reporLng  applicaLons  
  27. 27. Meine  Radspur,  Vienna          hBp://www.meineradspur.at/    
  28. 28. Street  Bump,  Boston                        hBp://streetbump.org/  
  29. 29. •  City  data  –  open  data  streams  or  scraped.   •  CiLzen  collected  data  –  cheap  sensors.   Government  no  longer  has  a  monopoly  on   data  and  informa(on.   B.    Data  Analysis  
  30. 30. CiLzen  developed  applicaLons  and  visualizaLons  from  open  data.   Stumble  Safely,  Washington  D.C.  
  31. 31. Now  …  a  word  from  our  sponsors:   Please  open  your  city  data   This  means  providing  easy  access  to     •  real  data  (not  PDFs)   •  via  applicaSon  programming  interfaces  (APIs)   •  using  standard  formats  (e.g.  GTFS).       See:  Open  Knowledge  FoundaSon  for  more  informaSon   about  open  data:    hBp://okfn.org/    
  32. 32. CiLzen  collected  data   It’s  easier  then  ever  for  ciSzens  to  collect  data     •  Inexpensive  sensors   •  Scraping  public  data  sites     Open  your  data  so  ciSzens  do  not  need  to  scrape  your   sites  …  let  them  create  applicaSons  for  you  …  this  will   save  you  money  and  increase  creaSvity!  
  33. 33. WayCount  vehicle  counter  and  soiware        www.waycount.com    
  34. 34. Smart  CiLzen  sensor  and  soiware              hBp://www.smartciSzen.me/    
  35. 35. Air Quality Egg Air  Quality  Egg            hBp://airqualityegg.com    
  36. 36. C.    CollaboraLon       Par(cipate  efficiently  without   a@ending  mee(ngs.  
  37. 37. San  Francisco  Mind  Mixer  website                www.improveSF.com    
  38. 38. Shareabouts  –  geo  collaboraLon                  openplans.org/work/shareabouts/  
  39. 39. GreenCityStreets.com  …  Facebook-­‐based  collaboraLon  
  40. 40. Loomio  –  public  infrastructure  for  collaboraLve  decision  making   www.loomio.org  -­‐  please  support  their  crowd  funding  effort!  
  41. 41. •  EducaLon  –  ciSes  are  complex!   •  Tools  for  beSer  meeLngs  and  processes   •  Increase  engagement   Help  improve  the  collabora(on  process.   D.    Support  
  42. 42. “Why  is  everyone’s  valuable  input  so  stupid?”  
  43. 43. BusMeister  …  public  transport  learning        hBp://greencitystreets.com  
  44. 44. Participatory Chinatown Boston Using  virtual  reality  to   understand  urban  planning.         hBp://www.parScipatorychinatown.org/    
  45. 45. hBp://streetmix.net    
  46. 46. Improve  Public  Transport  wiki  …  crowd-­‐sourced  informaLon   about  public  transport.              hBp://greencitystreets.com  
  47. 47. Community  PlanIT  -­‐  game  based  plans      hBp://communityplanit.org    
  48. 48. Grr-­‐Grr-­‐Bike  …  smartphone  game  for   educaLon  +  engagement.              www.grr-­‐grr-­‐bike.com    
  49. 49. Designing  Chicago  …  crowd  sourcing  public  transport   applicaLon  development.                      hBp://designingchicago.com  
  50. 50. Plan  in  A  Box  –  tools  for  planning                        hBp://planinabox.org    
  51. 51. Simpl  Challenges                    hBp://www.simpl.co/howitworks    
  52. 52. E.    AcLon   •  InformaLon  –  e.g.  transit  informaSon   •  Real  acLviLes   – Clean-­‐up  days   – P2P  ridesharing  –  Sharing  Culture   – Casserole  –  shared  meals  and  socializaLon   •  Crowd-­‐sourced  civic  works   If  you  don’t  do  it  someone  else  will  …   (not  necessarily  bad).  
  53. 53. 596acres  –  acLvity  diary  –  acLon  record  &  long  term  knowledge.  
  54. 54. Ciclo  Rotas  Centro  project  Rio  de  Janerio,  Brazil  
  55. 55. 5.    Summary  and  QuesLons   1.  We  need  more  and  beSer  involvement  to   solve  today’s  serious  problems.   2.  Input  is  more  than  words  and  talk.   3.  New  technology  =  more  involvement:   …  in  all  aspects  of  planning.   4.  Please  open  your  data.   5.  If  you  don’t  do  it  …  someone  else  will.  
  56. 56. Andrew  Nash  helps  clients  develop  social   media,  serious  games  and  crowd  sourcing   applicaSons  designed  to  improve  ciSes  and   transport  systems.  His  current  projects   include  Grr-­‐Grr-­‐Bike  (www.grr-­‐grr-­‐bike.com),   a  smart  phone  game  designed  to  encourage   people  to  get  involved  in  urban  bicycle   planning  and  advocacy,  and   www.GreenCityStreets.com,  a  project  that   uses  a  serious  game  and  a  wiki-­‐based  best   pracSces  website  to  educate  people  about   public  transport  operaSons  and  a  Facebook-­‐ based  crowdsourcing  plahorm.  You  can   reach  him  at:  andy@andynash.com  
  57. 57. Crowd-­‐sourced  Planning    Using interactive city tools to improve public involvement   Andrew  Nash   andy@andynash.com   www.andynash.com   +43  676  933-­‐0483   Vienna,  Austria  
  58. 58. References   •  Nash,  Andrew;  A  Proposed  Structure  for  Understanding  InteracSve   City  Tools;  May  2013,  hBp://andynash.com/publicaSons/     •  “InteracSve  City  Tool”  from  Play  the  City  hBp://www.playthecity.nl/     •  Code  for  America  (CfA)    hBp://codeforamerica.org/     •  OpenPlans      hBp://openplans.org     •  Open  Knowledge  FoundaSon    hBp://okfn.org/     •  GovLab  Open  Governance  WIKI  hBp://thegovlab.org/wiki/Main_Page       ReporLng  ApplicaLons   •  Seeclickfix    hBp://seeclickfix.org     •  Fix  My  Transport    hBp://www.fixmytransport.com   •  CiSzens  Connect     hBp://www.cityososton.gov/doit/apps/ciSzensconnect.asp   •  Traffic  Check  hBp://www.trafficcheck.at/     •  Verbeterdebuurt,  Netherlands  hBp://www.verbeterdebuurt.nl/  
  59. 59. References  -­‐  2   GPS  Data  ReporLng  ApplicaLons   •  CycleTracks,  San  Francisco  –  GPS  data  collecSon  system  for  bicycling:   hBp://www.sfcta.org/modeling-­‐and-­‐travel-­‐forecasSng/   •  Meine  Radspur,  Vienna      hBp://www.meineradspur.at/   •  StreetBump,  Boston      hBp://streetbump.org   •  Waze  roadway  GPS  data  collecSon  www.waze.com       •  Moovit  public  transport  GPS  reporSng  app:      www.moovitapp.com     CiLzen  Collected  Data   •  WayCount  traffic  counter:    hBp://trafficcom.org     •  Air  Quality  Egg:    hBp://airqualityegg.com   •  Cosm  sensor  data  sharing  plahorm    hBps://cosm.com/     •  Seeplan  –  project  by  Even  Westvang  from  Bengler  –  hBp://bengler.no/seeplan    
  60. 60. References  -­‐  3     CollaboraLon  ApplicaLons   •  MindMixer  www.mindmixer.com     •  Shareabouts    hBp://shareabouts.org     •  GreenCityStreets.com      www.greencitystreets.com   •  Loomio  –  crowd  sourced  decision  making  www.loomio.org     •  Bogotá  –  My  ideal  city   hBp://www.miciudadideal.com/en/ciSzen_sourced     CiLzen  Collected  Data   •  WayCount  traffic  counter:    hBp://trafficcom.org     •  Air  Quality  Egg:    hBp://airqualityegg.com   •  Cosm  sensor  data  sharing  plahorm    hBps://cosm.com/    
  61. 61. References  -­‐  4   Support  and  EducaLon   •  Community  Planit    hBp://communityplanit.org     •  BusMeister  Game  hBp://www.greencitystreets.com   •  ParScipatory  Chinatown    hBp://www.parScipatorychinatown.org/     •  Streetmix.net    hBp://streetmix.net   •  Grr-­‐Grr-­‐Bike  engagement  game    hBp://www.grr-­‐grr-­‐bike.com   •  Designing  Chicago    hBp://designingchicago.com/     •  Plan  in  a  Box    hBp://planinabox.org/     •  Simpl  Challenge    hBp://www.simpl.co/howitworks     Taking  AcLon   •  Everyday  Growing  Cultures    hBp://everydaygrowingcultures.org   •  596  Acres  –  New  York    hBp://596acres.org/   •  Ciclos  Rotas  Centro  –  Rio  de  Janeiro   hBp://events.gsapp.org/event/ciclo-­‐rotas-­‐centro-­‐0       •  Networks  of  Dispossession  –  Turkey  hBp://mulksuzlesSrme.org/index_en.html    

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