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When the Open Austin core team met in 2017 to write a statement of the values that would define Open Austin as an organization, including “Open Data,” “Open Research,” and “Open Source Technology,” nothing in that mission statement referenced environmental sustainability. That omission reflected the reasonable point of view that the climate and open data were basically separate issues, and an organization dedicate... Read more
Scraper that extracts eviction hearing records from the Travis County Justice of the Peace website
Open source software licenses with fossil fuel divestment provisions
Integrating siloed datasets, and exposing this data through an API that allows government agencies, nonprofits, and private companies to deliver it as a resource.
Provide a complete resource for info about TX legislators, bills, donors, and policy areas. Enable citizens to scrutinize how lawmakers are serving them.
Web app that teaches about the City Budget and invites you to remix how departments and services are funded
Current flood information and emergency road closures in Austin and partner communities in Central Texas.