Open Government and Reshaping Community Engagement

Just as technology is changing the way planning works, open government is reshaping community engagement. Today, citizens can tap into huge pools of information online. They can see government data, access applications, check out review procedures, and comment on projects, all from their own computers and mobile devices. That's not to mention the evolution of participatory budgeting. What do these changes mean for the planning commission? Is it still the bridge between government and the public? Explore the answers and more in this course.