Congratulations on Being a Good Human No. 5
This is Jess Lowry. And while normally, I flood this category of posts with people who commit out-of-the-ordinary acts of kindness, I think she’s bringing something to the plain of community via a different kind of genius.
Jessica has a passion for functional space, giving people a voice in the community in which they live and making neighborhoods easier and more enjoyable to walk.
Key To The Street
The app will ask users to “identify a street you wish was more walkable”, to record their vision for how the street could be improved, and then set a location and invite others to collaborate in a re-design. Jessica hopes the app will inspire users to discover the “walkable potential” of their city and to give average citizens the chance to raise a collective voice to impact city planning. She proposed its construction to The Banff Centre during SXSW. Her pitch won and as a result, this app is now being developed.
Hats off, Jessica. Here’s to more re-imagining Front Porch America where people get out and walk their communities together.
(Before you go, here’s where you can see some other good humans.)