Rethinking the public meeting in Cambridge

Utile’s work with the Cambridge Community Development Department and Interboro Partners was recently mentioned in Rachel Kaufman’s article for Next City:

“Home to MIT, Harvard and Junior Mints, the city of 100,000 is spending the next year listening to citizens and community groups and aiming to hear from members of every community. City staffers are preparing to take meetings out of City Hall and into the streets. Their strategy — one that might even convince citizens that planning is fun — is ambitious and experimental, but so far, Cambridge thinks it’s getting it right.”

Read the article here.
Above: Cambridge residents draw their routes to work and mark what they like and would like to improve on engagement stations designed by Interboro Partners.