Citizen Sourced

Home The White House Helps Cities Fight Climate Change With Data

President Obama turns to US citizens and local governments to combat global warming.

Advertising Why People Are The Most Valuable Urban Resource [Future of Cities]

PSFK Labs looks at the power of citizens to raise the collective resources and benefits available to a city's entire population.

Design UN Game Enlists Citizens To Design Their Communities [My Ideal City]

Block By Block is a platform which uses the designs of Minecraft game players to design their own neighborhoods.

Technology Crowd Planning Brings Collaboration Into Urban Design [My Ideal City]

PSFK chats with John Geraci of DIYCity, about how crowd planning is impacting city development.

Work Cities Planned With Public Opinion Collected Via SMS [My Ideal City]

Textizen is an SMS platform which engages community feedback in order to inform planning decisions.

Advertising Collaborative Platforms Empower Citizens To Shape Their Communities [My Ideal City]

Participatory online platforms and visual tools help gauge and meet the actual needs of the population.

Technology How Location-Based Services Can Enliven Cities [My Ideal City]

PSFK talks to Brett Martin about how mobile technology platforms are using location to connect people in new and interesting ways.

Luxury Ridesharing Service Helps Users Meet New Friends [My Ideal City]

Singapore based MyRideBuddy helps offset the costs of transportation for over 1 million commuters each day through ride sharing.

Interview Ridesharing Solutions Will Solve Vehicular Overpopulation [My Ideal City]

PSFK chats with Sam Zaid, founder of Getaround, about how shared transport is improving urban development.

Design Shared Cars Could Be The Primary Transportation In The Future [My Ideal City]

PSFK chats with Andre Haddad, founder of Relayrides, about how shared transport is impacting urban development.

Luxury Bike Rental Network Connects Riders With Bikes Not In Use [My Ideal City]

Sharing service Liquid finds idle bicycles to borrow.

Work Shared Transport Saves Resources And Builds Community [My Ideal City]

Peer-to-peer carpooling and ride-sharing are changing the way people get from A to Z.