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Campaign: Software Project Ideas

CityMission - an open platform for data volunteering campaigns

CityMission provides tools for people to ask questions about the city and collect data together.

 

Blog post about the birth of CityMission:

http://www.pediacities.com/2013/05/wonkageekathon-govlabs-and-the-birth-of-citymisssion/

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GitHub or Software Repository URL : https://github.com/citymission/

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Campaign: Software Project Ideas

Increase CitiBike NYC and BikeNYC data

Currently, NYC developers have an undocumented JSON feed for CitiBike Data. We would like to develop a best practice around Bike Share and would like to ensure that NYC leads the world in Open Bike Data. The attached GitHub Link is to a wiki that documents our desires and asks you to help improve that ask.

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Campaign: Software Project Ideas

Make NYC's Administrative Code easier to read

In the spring of 2013, the Washington DC brigade placed their administrative code into a simple to read browser < http://dccode.org >. The idea of this project is to place NYC's administrative code into the same simple to read tool.

 

< http://www.nyc.gov/html/charter/html/misc/nyc_administrative_code.shtml >

Submitted by (@noelhidalgo)

GitHub or Software Repository URL : https://github.com/openlawdc/openlawdc.github.com

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Campaign: Software Project Ideas

Road to High School - NYC

This isn't a global problem, but in NYC finding the right high school for your kid is a long, complicated, and often overwhelming process. You have public, private, religious, and charter schools to choose from, and they each have different admissions processes. That doesn't mean there are just four admissions processes, but dozens, as New York privates and boarding schools pride themselves on being "independent," which ...more »

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Campaign: Open Government Ideas

NYC OpenGov Wiki

There is a growing desire to document NYC's Open Government achievements and share them with the world. This wiki would give the user an introduction to NYC's Open Gov community, history, and assets.

Submitted by (@noelhidalgo)

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Campaign: Policy Improvements Ideas

Improving Local Law 11 of 2012

Local Law 11 of 2012 was heralded as the new gold standard of municipal open data laws. This effort would go about improving the law by outlining improvements

Submitted by (@noelhidalgo)

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Campaign: Open Government Ideas

Update DataNYC.org

Originally, Phil Ashlock wrote DataNYC.org as a foundation for city council testimony. This effort would double down on his work, update his documentation, and make it a universal resource for anyone looking into NYC data.

 

This is a google doc that is starting the discussion < https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HhOW-dpDWeqgp8LOn7tIGZ0e0-TWG9cxWhpUBz1pyOY/edit?usp=sharing >

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Campaign: Policy Improvements Ideas

Realtime crash data

In 2012, the city council passed a law mandating DOITT to work with the NYPD on "crime data." This law does not include "crash data." < http://www.thenewyorkworld.com/2013/04/25/nypd-crime-map/ >

 

If we really want a safe NYC, we need to have crash data.

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Campaign: Open Government Ideas

NYC Open Government Timeline

Similar to the website "Open Source in the US Government." < http://gov-oss.org > This idea would document NYC's Open Government achievements.

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Campaign: Software Project Ideas

Build open source tools for reading & writing preparation

There are no open source tools to help students prepare for reading and writing sections of regents tests on their own interactively. That's why I started a project called CUNY Bound. nycbigapps.com/project/213/CUNY-Bound The goal is to take Khan Academy's platform and extend it so it supports not just math, but also reading, history, and other subjects. This is particularly fitting this year when 80% of the entering ...more »

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Campaign: Software Project Ideas

NYC Open Data Portal Audit w/AppGen

http://www.appgen.me/audit NYC has made major strides in government transparency by providing a substantial number of public datasets in a machine readable format through the NYC open data portal. In theory, this initiative should improve the accessibility and accountability of City government. NYC claims that "Anyone can use these data sets to participate in and improve government by conducting research and analysis ...more »

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GitHub or Software Repository URL : https://github.com/appgen

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Campaign: Software Project Ideas

Monuments of NYC, a mobile app

Based on NY Times article on forgotten monuments, it would be cool to have a mobile app that tells you the story and history of NYC's forgotten monuments.

 

< http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/nyregion/dotting-the-parks-monuments-to-the-famous-or-forgotten.html?hp&_r=0 >

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