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When newcomers to Open Austin decide they’re interested in taking on a civic hacking project, one of the most common suggestions they offer is to make our city council’s agendas more accessible. It has the potential to be a very visible and impactful project, but the people who have worked on it have found that it’s harder than it seems it needs to be. Austin has historically managed its council agenda with an old... Read more
Policy guides, research materials, and maps about injustices in the "school to prison pipeline"
This project shows users which buildings in Austin, TX do not recycle. The application was developed in partnership with the City of Austin to enforce the Universal Recycling Ordinance set to go in effect Oct 1st, 2017.
Austin's City Manager kicked off an "Open Data Initiative 2.0" in April 2015, here are the results
Austin Park Equity is an open-source project that aims to increase equitable park access. Our maps help visualize how Austin's park resources are distributed throughout the City of Austin.
Instabus is a realtime map of Austin's public transit. It works well on mobile and desktop.