Motivations for Participation in a Crowdsourcing Application to Improve Public Engagement in Transit Planning

@article{Brabham2012MotivationsFP,
  title={Motivations for Participation in a Crowdsourcing Application to Improve Public Engagement in Transit Planning},
  author={Daren C. Brabham},
  journal={Journal of Applied Communication Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={307 - 328}
}
  • Daren C. Brabham
  • Published 19 July 2012
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Applied Communication Research
Governments increasingly turn to the Internet to aid in transparency, accountability, and public participation activities, and there is growing interest in innovative online problem-solving models to serve the public good. One such model, the crowdsourcing model, leverages the collective intelligence of online communities for specific purposes. Understanding how and why people participate in these kinds of activities is important for developing better new media tools for the public good going… 
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