Named Oakland Answers, the website’s format prominently displays a search bar for users to enter questions or keywords pertaining to city services. Under the search bar is a list of common topics citizens may ask about including “Animals,” “Arts and Culture,” “Budget and Finance” and “Building and Development.”
The site, which is still in beta, was developed by OpenOakland, a local brigade through civic fellowship program Code for America. Content for the website was developed on June 1 during the National Day of Civic Hacking.
Read more at http://www.govtech.com/e-government/Oakland-Calif-Launches-Website-for-Answer-Seekers.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter.
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