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Rats, Leaves, Recycling, & Bikes: Ferndale’s New Civic Tech Solutions

December 9th 2016

Rats, Leaves, Recycling, & Bikes: Ferndale’s New Civic Tech Solutions (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI- How can technology help residents and their local government to connect and solve problems in communities? That’s what students at the University of Michigan Citizen Interaction Design Program explored for the last three months in a partnership […]

Ferndale and U of M Present Civic Tech Exposition Dec. 6 at Rust Belt

November 23rd 2016

Ferndale and U of M Present Civic Tech Exposition Dec. 6 at Rust Belt (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Students from University of Michigan’s Citizen Interaction Design Program have partnered with City of Ferndale to develop new information tools that foster citizen engagement. The current projects are Leaf Collection, Recycling, Pied Piper (dealing with rats), […]

MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online

September 20th 2016

MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – Cities vary on how much effort they put into their websites, apps, social media, and online presence.  Yet clearly the internet is important to residents and those wishing to do business.  How can […]