Citizen ConnectCity: Bostonwww.cityofboston.gov/doit/apps/citizensconnect.aspCitizens Connect is the City of Bostonsaward-winning effort to empower Bostonresidents to be the Citys "eyes and ears"throughout our neighborhoods. Through thisprogram, you can now use your mobile phonein ﬁve different ways to alert the City ofBoston to neighborhood issues such aspotholes and grafﬁti.
Illegal Dump SiteAvailable in Sloveniawww.register.ocistimo.siApplication recording of illegal dump sitelocations, managing the logistics for theirﬁeld data collection and cleanup. By exposingthe locations of illegal dump sites, people canforce responsible institutions to clean thedata Government - it can use these data tomanage the process of illegal dump sitescleanups, to educate the public and topenalize the violations of the law.
E11Available in Germanywww.e11map.deDifferent sources of energy throughoutGermany are shown in the E11 map. With thediscussion on nuclear energy being anongoing issue, this map shows citizens wheretheir power comes from and gives them theknowledge to make an informed decision.
Why participate? The contest puts me and my work in the spotlight Talking to policymakers gives inspiration to make AppsA need for services in my own life Expanding professional network by participation in eventsI got the idea during a ‘hackathon’ coding event Getting experience with open datasets Creative outlet (hobby) Opportunity to expand existing app with new data Closing the gap between myself and my government Being a part of the global “Apps” movement Curiosity about the datasets
Engagement and involvement of citizens will increase
MapyHazarduAvailable in Czech Republicwww.mapyhazardu.czMapyHazardu is a crowdsourcing platformshowing open data on the location of publicbuildings and asking citizens to map thelocation of gambling slot machines. Withinthe Czech Republic these slot machines arenot allowed within 100 meters from publicbuildings. The application uses the helpfulinformation of citizens to help law ofﬁcials toenforce the law.