Engaging News – Week Ending 24 November
NSW turns tap on open data: NSW government overhaul of open data infrastructure shifts launch of new data marketplace to Data Republicans’ Senate platform.
Sustainability comes to Sydney with City Farm: Pat animals and learn about urban agriculture & sustainable food production.
The Growing Up Initiative: A study in Toronto, learning how vertical communities can better accommodate children and youth.
Active Participation and Co-Design
Melbourne Public Space Design Project Aims to Cut Through Red Tape: Bringing people together through improving the public space approval process.
New app puts city planning in young people’s hands: Kids can have a play and a say with Greater Sydney Commissions new app for active participation.
Fijians fighting climate change: The people of Fiji hold the core value of ‘vei lomani’ – “the act of loving one another” – as they work to make the islands climate resilient.
Does social infrastructure appear out of step with tech in a Smart City? Bang The Table publish a free e-book thinking through the issues.
Philadelphia leaders prioritize community while developing a smart city roadmap: Philadelphia is devising a roadmap navigating smart cities tech before its implementation, focusing on smart communities
Data Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Innovation: The World Economic Forum have a new publication showcasing 20 creative smart cities shows city leaders the big data & open data options.
Have your say on the City of Sydney’s plans for evolving Sydney night life, and boost the night time economy.
Thanks for reading,
Hannah and Alice