Tweetie Bird Walked 9 miles this sunny day from 125th St. through Central Park to the west side, to the High Line to 12th St. I love New York. [More from ccoletta]

November 29, 2009

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About the Show

Today we'll talk to two people who are working to fix problems in cities.

The City of Flint is no stranger to economic struggle, but Flint Mayor Dayne Walling is working to diversity the city's economy and change its trajectory.  Today, he offers his formula for turning around a city.

And we'll talk with Ben Berkowitz from  Using his own experience as a citizen complaining about problems, Ben co-created a place on the web for citizens to crowd-source public alerts.  Ben believes the internet can change the way we interact with municipal government, and he's proving it with SeeClickFix.


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