Transparent Snow Plowing – ClearStreets

I feel like I’m tempting fate by writing about snowplowing in the middle of November, but here goes! As part of and leveraging the OpenCity initiative in Chicago, some data-hounds pulled together a slick interface for viewing¬†real-time¬†snow plow data, and turning this into an estimate of which streets have been plowed. Each of the city’s […]

Kelowna Capital Works

The City of Kelowna has gone interactive with it’s presentation of Capital Works for 2009. This is a novel means of disseminating a large amount of information in a graphical form. I’d say that it is one of the best examples of a public works department adopting new internet technologies in a useful way to […]