City neighborhoods are currently less connected than they could be, missing opportunities to track and monitor relevant issues, share and trade goods and services, increase community safety, and so forth.
Goals and Objectives
To leverage online platforms and social tools to better connect individuals within a given community or neighborhood and to enable civic engagement via sharing initiatives, community forums, and so forth.
Data integration tools, online collaborative tools, GPS-enabled interactive civic apps, and location-specific social media platforms
Use Case Summary
Connected communities leverage technology to help connect people within a neighborhood/community/ geographical area, or via a collective interest to encourage civic participation and community engagement.