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The mayors' view on citizen engagement

Citizen engagement in cities

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How do mayors view the role of citizen engagement?

Learn how mayors view their citizens' contribution to building a smart city and how do they tap into such a valuable resource.


At the 84th annual US Conference of Mayors, which took place in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, at the end of June 2016, mayors of leading US cities shared their views on how citizens can help develop and improve the way a city operates.


Watch this short video to discover what city officials are doing to harness what people care about on a local level - on their street, their block and in their neighborhood.

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What are mayors saying about smart cities?

With the help of citizens…we can do
anything - we're an unstoppable force"

Eric Garcetti

Mayor of Los Angeles

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Take a look at what mayors say about the role of citizen engagement.
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