I work with open data and create open source apps and tools in Chicago.
An open data web development and consulting company in Chicago.
Group of volunteers that create civic web apps with open data
Open Gov Hack Night
Weekly event for building civic technology with open data
Put your data on a searchable, filterable map. This is a free, open source tool and template powered by Google Fusion Tables.
To make Chicago’s zoning code digestible by humans, we took inspiration from one of our favorite games: Sim City 2000. Find out how your building is zoned, learn where to locate your business and explore zoning patterns throughout the city.
CPS places every part of the city into one of four socio-economic "tiers" and requires selective schools to reserve the same number of spots for the students from each tier. Find which CPS tier you are in with this tool.
Are you curious about what legislation the Chicago City Council has been passing? Search, browse, subscribe and comment on everything the City Council has done since Jan 1st 2010.
An open data, open government, and open source project intended to improve the transparency of interactions between the City of Chicago and lobbyists and their clients.
What's the OpenGov thing all about anyway? In my first ever Pecha Kucha-style talk, I make an attempt to summarize 7 years of Open Government history in 6 minutes and 20 seconds.
The Census Bureau collects data on how Chicagoans get to work via the American Community Survey. I created some charts to show commuting patterns for Chicago, from the S0801 table: Commuting characteristics by sex.