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We need to overhaul our project management. To get there, and to work in the open, let’s start by clearly defining the problem, the fundamental challenges, and our circumstances. At Open Austin, our projects are for public good and made in the open. Compared to many open source projects that are often for developers, by developers, our projects often involve a more diverse roster of stakeholders like: Advocat... 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.