Cities and Urbanization

3 ways cities can improve digital trust in public spaces

The city of Boston is trying to improve public trust by adopting DTPR, an open-source communication standard for digital technologies in shared spaces. Image: City of Boston

Jacqueline Lu

President and Co-Founder, Helpful Places

Adrienne Schmoeker

City Engagement Strategist and Advisor, Helpful Places

Anu Devi

Project Lead, Urban Transformation, World Economic Forum

Nicolas Jeambon

Community Specialist, Urban Transformation, World Economic Forum

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DTPR enables the beginnings of a two-way conversation with those impacted by urban technology.
DTPR enables the beginnings of a two-way conversation with those impacted by urban technology. Image: Helpful Places

DTPR aims to increase citizens' understanding of technology used in public spaces.
DTPR aims to increase citizens' understanding of technology used in public spaces. Image: Helpful Places
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