|ComNET in the News Where ComNET Is|
Center on Municipal Government
Community members confirm and/or add to CMGP's core list of street level conditions that they want to track.
CMGP trains community representatives in an orientation to use the hand-held computer and learn the principles of ComNET.
Assembling Teams and Determining Route
Teams of at least two people each assess an area (identified by the community group), working systematically along a predetermined route.
Street level environment conditions are recorded in a uniform, verifiable and replicable manner on handheld computers. CMGP provides technical assistance.
The camera connection to the computer enables the survey team to link the record with a picture, which serves to further verify and describe the condition.
in the hand-held computers are loaded into desktop computers.
Summary and detailed reports are created quickly.
Reports are reviewed and discussed by the community to determine priorities and desirable next steps
Notifying Government Agencies or Other Responsible Organizations
Reports are referred to the appropriate government agencies or other responsible organizations at the community's discretion.
Following Up and Conducting New Surveys
Community representatives perform follow-up assessments to track agency responses and to identify any new problems.
reporting street conditions
uploading data from handheld