"(...) technological approaches need to be carefully grounded in a good understanding of the issues involved and an application of the technology within a framework of more traditional means of outreach and participation"
"the ability of individuals and social groups to map out, in a true geographic sense, their vision for the future is a key prerequisite for informed and sustainable planning"
"Navigation, participation and visual exploration methods allow far-reaching insights into a planning debate and facilitate the submissions of constructive contributions"
"The process of involving the public makes the results more relevant to the population’s needs. In fact, participation provides local knowledge and thus makes the planner decisions more appropriate to local specificities"