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Posts Tagged: chattanooga
I wrote in 2012 about a group of designers in Chattanooga, TN who were kickstarting a campaign to create the first ever typeface for a U.S. city. The good news announced yesterday in The Atlantic is that the font was successfully released on October 31, 2013. A proclamation signed by Mayor Andy Berke declares thatRead… Read more »
I haven’t written a post in a while, but reading an interesting article in Atlantic Cities today, Why Are There No Big Cities with Municipal Broadband Networks?, I was reminded of some past posts and wanted to take the opportunity to bring some thoughts together. The largest city in the United States with its ownRead… Read more »
A small group of designers and entrepreneurs in Chattanooga, TN have been engaged in a grass-roots effort to make their city first city in the US to have its own font. It started last year when collaboration began on a font to encapsulate the unique aspects of the city. In January, the group unveiled Chatype,Read… Read more »
Some cities with 311 Call Centers might have the knee-jerk reaction of resisting open-data platforms like SeeClickFix, even though it offers more transparency and better user experience. Yet our experience has been that many cities are willing to experiment with combining the utility of both systems. Consider this recent case from Chattanooga, TN. A monthRead… Read more »