An Idea Sparked by a Pothole Is Giving People a New Way to Improve Their City

In this installment of ‘In the city with:,’ a bicycle accident helped one innovator see a way to get cities in better shape.
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Mar 4, 2015·

After an unfortunate brush with a massive pothole, Priya Prakash dusted herself off and tried to get the pothole fixed. When she didn’t get results, she vowed to help others crowdsource city problems—and solutions.

Prakash’s Changify is a digital platform designed to elevate local problem spots and efficiently generate the fixes they need. She explains, “It’s about coming together and saying, ‘Hey, how can we make this better?’”

Check out the video to hear Prakash champion her cause.