Bertelsmann Stiftung (Hrsg.)

Anna Renkamp

EINWURF 1/2015 EN

Paving the Path for Citizen Participation in Infrastructure Projects

  • 2015 (PDF)
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As Germany is facing enormous infrastructural challenges, citizens want to have a say and know what will be build and why. If Germany’s infrastructure-renewal efforts are to succeed, politicians and public administration need to fi nd new ways to get citizens fully involved in decision-making processes. To improve participation in practice, there must be a major push toward professionalization, as projects planned without consideration for or input from citizens will fail.