Corporate surveillance for a good cause . . . Hopefully . . .
"Google wants to take its treasure trove of data and organize it in a way that helps cities, so it's looking to Kansas City and a small group of other cities to provide insight. Because of the popularity of Google Maps and the prevalence of smart phones, Google has learned how people move. That data will be accessible in the pilot project, which will feature a dashboard where users can view the types of transportation people used to travel from point A to point B..."
KC Chamber reveals more details on Google partnership - Kansas City Business Journal