Wyatt Cmar is a research assistant and writer for the Project on Municipal Innovation Advisory Group at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation.

Before joining the Ash Center, Cmar worked as business development and research manager at Diller Scofidio + Renfro, a New York City-based art and architecture studio. Previously, he was program administrator at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, a New York City nonprofit incubator and resource center. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and metropolitan studies from New York University.

July 16, 2019

Maps That Can Guide a Changing City

The evolving technology of 'digital twins' can provide a dynamic, real-time view of the urban environment and the impact of ideas for improving it.
January 23, 2019

The Bus System of the Future

Indianapolis is rethinking its approach, seeking new efficiencies that will better serve those from disadvantaged communities.
September 18, 2018

Getting Smart About Trash

Local governments are turning to data-driven tools to meet growing waste management challenges.
December 22, 2017

The Connected Street of the Future

New York City's CTO has a vision for how technology can make our lives better.
August 8, 2017

A Smartphone Tool to Help Addicts Recover

A university-developed app is showing promise in helping people stay on the track to recovery.
June 29, 2017

A Model for Regulating the Ride-Sharers

By putting the burden on the companies, Chicago is keeping its costs low while providing an efficient framework and better mobility.