Citizen Interaction Design Exposition - Ferndale

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Rust Belt Market, 22801 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, MI

Citizen Interaction Design is a UMSI initiative designed to coordinate collaboration between UMSI students and local municipalities to develop projects that use information technology to improve citizen engagement. This year five student groups are tackling different projects in the city of Ferndale. They will present their projects to a panel of judges the morning of April 5, at Ferndale's Rust Belt Market.

Police Data Initiative: Establishing the processes, policies, and systems that make a successful, sustainable open data initiative in the police department.

Project 411—Ferndale Parking Deck: Consolidating information about the parking deck project in an clear and easy-to-find way for all citizens. This tool will help residents and business owners quickly understand important information such as the short-term and long-term impacts related to the project, options for the parking deck design plan, and project construction timeline.

Curbside Calendar:  Providing a personalized calendar for recurring curbside services design to make it easy for residents to know when to expect trash, leaf collection, and other city services.

Ferndale Source Map: Making it easy for new businesses and entrepreneurs to find and understand the requirements, resources and services for starting a business in Ferndale.

Public Records: Improving direct public access to the archive of public records.

Learn more about the student projects and the Citizen Interaction Design program at