The Public Technology Institute recognized the City of Evanston as a Web 2.0 winner for the governmental body’s efforts in creating transparency and disseminating information online, especially through social media. Continue reading here.
The Evanston 911 dispatch center. On November 4, 2011, the city tweeted all incoming emergency calls so that citizens could experience the government body at work in a virtual ride-along. This is just one example of the city's efforts to increase transparency and utilize technology to disseminate information to its citizens.