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Smart City: Smart Consultation - The Guerilla Citizen Part II - It's our data and it's our process

Part of the problem around the world is getting city residents to engage on a local level with City Hall. In Wellington (New Zealand) as two surveys a year ago found that city residents were unhappy with the Council in general. 1,283 more words


Smart City: New thinking new ideas - Part I - The Guerilla Citizen

It’s been over a year since I wrote about the rise of Smart Cities supported by underlying ICT infrastructure and services. A lot has changed in that time and while what I wrote is still relevant, the focus is changing internationally from the underlying technology (as it has matured) to what can be enabled on top of that layer. 1,232 more words


Island Bay Bedroom to Boardroom Cycle-Way to Nowhere: Cost $14,000 per cyclist, losing your front lawn, and lack of consultation

Following on from the latest blog , which pointed out that we could see the loss of up to 1,000 car parks between Island Bay and the CBD, we’ve got some fresh information that strengthens the case for planning the entire route properly, rather than rushing through a green bloc ruling in election year. 1,205 more words