An inter-organizational volunteer-matching web application for conducting political campaigns. Will enable volunteers to organize meetups, conduct citizen lobbying, contribute social media, create informational campaign tools, and more. Organizations recruit their own volunteers and can cross-endorse campaigns run by others. Maintains privacy and data integrity for each organization by following a disapora-style system ...more »
OpenTreeMap is a web and mobile (iOS and Android) application for collaborative urban forest inventory. The software can also calculate ecosystem benefits (air quality, stormwater infiltration, energy savings, and carbon sequestration) for any tree. The result is an interactive map and database of all of the trees in a community as well as a profile for each tree, including planting and stewardship details. Project ...more »
DistrictBuilder is an open source web application for drawing city council and state legislative boundaries in an open, transparent and collaborative manner. GitHub repo: https://github.com/PublicMapping/DistrictBuilder/ DistrictBuilder supports creation and editing of redisticting plans, display of demographics and election results on an interactive maps, integrates with popular mapping systems, and automatically ...more »
The LocalWiki platform is a tool for collaborating in local, geographic communities.
Civic Tech Patterns is a pattern library for describing common practices that may help or hinder the conception or design of civic technology. Modeled after Wikipatterns (and a bit of TV Tropes), the goal is to collect, document and reference common patterns--good and bad--that arise from designing, building, maintaining and popularizing civic tech.
Procure.io opens up government for business. It's an open source system that makes it easier for government to contract with local small businesses.
Repo here: https://github.com/dobtco/procure-io
List all the vacant homes in your city, allowing users to submit homes they see as vacant and mark areas or homes/lots with ideas for development.
A Ruby on Rails application that allows citizens to "adopt" civic infrastructure, such as fire hydrants.
A city council legislative subscription service.
GitHub repo is here: https://github.com/codeforamerica/councilmatic
Make data from several cities available through GeoData Checkout ( http://mapmeld.github.io/geodata-checkout/ ), an open maps API developed last year by Code for America. Benefits: Draw to download data inside your neighborhood, or any custom area on the map. Map data, make timelines, or display in Google Earth. Use cases: - http://mapmeld.github.io/crimestep - http://historicchicago.heroku.com/ Technology: ...more »
It would be cool to see other cities deploy the DC Code UI.