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  • Trimet Apps

    Options abound for mobile Trimet apps. As one of the regions most frequented services there's lots of ROI to the community. Trimet currently has various mobile apps for schedule and routing at
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    Summary: Extend participation beyond Ideas and Apps, and into Datasets as well.
  • #pdxtags

    Portland is a quirky collection of distinct neighborhoods cultivated in the best of books, food carts, microbrews, coffee, music, and outdoor recreation.
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Portland Historic Landmarks 10 years 4 months ago
Help people of all ages learn more about Portland History and its wonderful historic buildings. Designated landmark buildings, structures, and sites could be "tagged" so people using the application could read a short history or description of the building, perhaps even a historic photograph could be included.
Portland Bicycle Resource (PBR) 10 years 4 months ago
Objective: Building Bicycle Community in preparation for the ongoing implementation of the Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030. Creating awareness and empowerment through integration. Application would be connected via a main site using a Google Mapping API database. Plan to use Twitter API Geotagging. This is an application for multiple devices.
Urban Forest map 10 years 4 months ago
Bring to Portland, it is open source, per this tweet: @suegemmell Hey, we're an open source project so if someone wants an Urban Forest Map in their city, they can contact us for the code! Include Heritage trees, parks and trails so people can plan tree walks and share pictures of trees.
Portland Poetry Boxes 10 years 5 months ago
Portland Poetry Boxes app will provide a regional mobile map of Poetry Box locations, and enable users to share and find Poetry Boxes, and plan their walks to include Poetry Boxes. I have stumbled across Poetry Boxes in my neighborhood, but wouldn’t know how to find them intentionally.
SeeClickLike 10 years 5 months ago
SeeClickLike enables residents and visitors to share photos of things they like in their neighborhood, which will build a positive feeling and sense of pride within the community. SeeClickLike functions in a very similar way to SeeClickFix. However, SeeClickLike is about positive discoveries and feeling good about where you live.
PPBTracker 10 years 5 months ago
Portland Police Bureau Tracker There are two phases to this idea - an initial one that can be done now, and a much more complex one that would take some advanced processing and decent hardware. In the first phase, you take the 911 data and stream it out through twitter so people can easily see all the 911 calls.
CivicIdea - Add CivicApp ideas from your iPhone 10 years 5 months ago
Got a great app idea and want to share it from your phone? There should be an app for that. The CivicIdea would allow you to submit your ideas directly to CivicApps from your iPhone.
Disaster Relief Community Information 10 years 5 months ago
In the case of an emergency, this Civic App will provide information of medical, food, water, shelter and assistance service in Portland neighborhoods.
Lock up safely 10 years 5 months ago
Find the safest places to park your bike. Combine bike parking map with crime reports to find the safest place to park your bike at a given time of day. It would show a heat map of crime stats around bike parking locations. You could specify morning, afternoon, evening or night.
Augmented Portland 10 years 5 months ago
Create an engaging and interactive view into Portland's datasets by displaying it on top of the video you see through the camera of your phone. This technique is called Augmented Reality. This would allow you to visually locate nearby services such as bicycle parking, TriMet stops, parks, etc and currently is supported on the iPhone and Google Android platforms.