Jace Deloney felt closed out.
Deloney studied political science at Lamar University and had always been politically aware and engaged. But, after moving to Austin in 2008 he started to feel closed off from the government. He could speak, but who would hear?
Blake said she started really becoming enthusiastic about social engagement during the 2009 South by Southwest Interactive conference. Out of that came SNAPPATX - a platform that leveraged social media to aggregate thoughts, opinions and ideas about Austin mobility.
“A few young people really got into it.” Blake said. “It has created something of an online community. It served as a way for them to connect. They still talk and argue about issues.”
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