This Government On Wheels Brings City Services To The People
From Fast Company
January 7, 2013 - 9:00am
City Hall To Go is a mobile office that travels around Boston, letting citizens interact with their government without having to trek to City Hall. The idea of putting good food on wheels has certainly caught on over the last few years. And now, along with the ubiquitous urban food truck, we also have fashion trucks and even paternity test trucks. In Boston, the mobile business craze is getting a civic twist with the city’s new “City Hall To Go” truck, a slick new motorized municipal office with a “menu” of common public services. Residents can visit the truck to get a dog license, dispute a parking ticket, register to vote, and even get a birth certificate. Or they can just drop by to ask a question or register a complaint. The idea is to give residents face-to-face contact with their government without requiring them to trek to some central office. T...
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