The Chicago DOT is using Shareabouts to solicit and track requests for bike parking, as well as abandoned bikes that need to be removed.
NYC DOT is encouraging New Yorkers to make comments on street safety issues on the Vision Zero interactive map, by July 31.
The map, built with OpenPlans’ Shareabouts tool, has garnered 5,900 suggestions and 7,500 comments on locations in all five boroughs. After July 31, residents will no longer be able to add new feedback, but the site will remain online as part of the city’s Vision Zero portal. NYC DOT will be analyzing the comments for inclusion in its project planning over the next several years.
Crowdspot is using Shareabouts to ask people in Melbourne, Australia what public transportation improvements they’d like to see.
Join Frank Hebbert and other civic tech experts for a discussion on how online tools can expand the reach of public engagement.
Transportation planners using Shareabouts to collect input on local road conditions, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and transit.
Learn how to set up your own Shareabouts map in this workshop with CTO Aaron Ogle.
Are you interested in applying to be a Code for America fellow? Some past and present fellows will be at OpenPlans Tuesday evening, June 24th, to answer your questions and get you excited to fill out that application before the deadline on July 15th. Join Aaron, Mjumbe and others for drinks, snacks, and a beautiful view. RSVP here.
NYC DOT is using Shareabouts and Street View to gather comments about dangerous intersections throughout NYC.
The City of Grand Rapids, Michigan is using OpenPlans to inform and involve everyone in thinking about the future of Downtown Grand Rapids and the Grand River corridor.
Everyone else will see these new features live on OpenPlans.org soon. If your city is doing a project and wants to use OpenPlans, talk to us!
Create Memphis is using Shareabouts to solicit ideas from Memphis residents on the best ways to strengthen their neighborhoods.