Atlanta, GA, United States
Cities and urban areas in the 21st century are grappling with a wide range of change, from climate impacts and natural disasters to shifting economic realities and poverty prevalence. Along with change and future uncertainty, there is a great deal of complexity, as many factors are connected and interdependent within urban systems. Furthermore, technology has the potential to provide solutions in some cases, or distract from the most important issues at hand in other cases. Civic Sphere helps professionals & the public navigate urban change, complexity, & technology with confidence. It co-creates new models for decision support, technology integration, and capacity building for 21st century cities, and its focus areas include transportation, housing, and smart cities.