map.social is a fun and engaging online tool that allows individuals to create maps of the issues and opportunities facing their community. map.social allows thousands of comments to be identified, categorized, and mapped, bringing together ideas in a way never before possible.

map.social is a public outreach tool, allowing residents, stakeholders, and other participants to provide feedback and comments tied spatially to a point or area. In essence, the tool provides a way for residents to create a map of their community, identifying their own issues, opportunities, and weaknesses. It responds to a fundamental shift in the habits and attitudes of residents who seek to do nearly everything online.

The first phase of community engagement for the POCD is complete and map.social has been closed at this time.