GimmeVibe! is a Mobile App that will let citizens express how they feel in a fun and easy way.
What is the purpose of a government if not to enhance the
well-being of the citizens?
Measuring how people feel:
· Is vital for Policy Makers to know the impact of
their past decisions and to improve the future ones.
· Show citizens that you care about them.
The City of Somerville is doing it!
Somerville is the first city in the U.S. to survey its
residents on their happiness and well-being
Mayor Joe Curtatone said: “The happiness survey is a way for us to get hard data on how well we are
delivering on our values.”
It may be that it is simply too early to reach certain
policy conclusions from the happiness data. Somerville has taken the important
first step to begin tracking its residents’ wellbeing, but there are still
conversations to be had about what this data ultimately means for city
What if we measure how citizens feel at any time and in any
We could examine and improve:
· Quality of public spaces
· Customer satisfaction with city services
· Vibrancy, innovation and economical development
GimmeVibe! is a Mobile App that will let citizens express
how they feel in a fun and easy way
We believe that, by giving people the power to express how
they feel at any time and in any place, we can improve the city we live