Philadelphia’s WHYY covers the Plan In A Box announcement —
The nonprofit OpenPlans has done a lot of work for big cities, helping the New Yorks and Chicagos of the world craft techy ways to stoke citizen input and foster transparency around public projects. It’s the stuff around which the open gov movement is made. But the problem is, many small cities simply can’t afford it. “We don’t want urban planning to just be for big cities,” [Ogle] said. “We want these tools to be accessible to all sorts of municipalities.” So the OpenPlans team turned to the Knight Foundation for a chance to help spread their planning toolkit around the land.
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