Require New York City government to always consider Open Source or Free Software for new software so that our City can reduces costs and new software can also benefit the rest of New York State and United States.
Digital Roadmap goals include open government & strengthened civic engagement; 2011 update promises "listening sessions" in all 5 boroughs. @nycgov meetup page is ,ore than a year old, but no meetups scheduled. Broad-based participation is essential for a Roadmap worthy of NYC
Improve the NYC election process by the following
+ Get to Know Your Candidates Tool
+ API around election / voting data
+ ability to donate via SMS
+ a one stop shop app with all election information and donating options within the app
+ early voting
+ electronic voting registration
+ Release all data as machine readable and via an update API
+ Detailed Crash (motor vehicle, bike, and pedestrian) Data
+ 911 location and types of calls
+ Precinct Locations and Chain of Command Structure (where permissible)
+ Fire Hydrant data so we can build adopt-a-hydrant (See Boston)
+ 911 location and types of calls (see seattle)
+ 911 response times (see L.A.)
+ All datasets should have a clear GeoTaged locations / Improvements to open data catalog of all available data sets plotted on a base map.
+ MapPLUTO data should be free < http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/bytes/applbyte.shtml >
+ Improve/add additional maps
- 311 integration
- 911 Call integration
- Crime map
- Green infrastructure... more »
For the 21 Century, we imagine a Yelp.gov like service that is a dashboard into our city. From Parks to Agencies with customer service tellers, this site will layout all of the Agency's contact... more »
+ Make NYC rules a one stop shop in how the city’s regulations are changing.
+ All aspects of rules changing should be linked together. (eg videos, testimonies, events, should all be interlinked. Similar to How NYSenate.gov hosts Committee Meeting summaries)
+ More or less update the site to be functioning for general public.
+ Better municipal legislation search interface. (a la NY Senate’s Open Legislation search interface)
+ Add videos to Meeting Details.
+ Allow for public comments on Bill (a la NY Senate’s Open Legislation commenting system)
+ Online petition site