Projects

Take a look at some Seattle-based civic technology projects! Some of these are worked on at Open Seattle meetups and some are great local examples of civic tech projects.

Seattle Boundaries

Find out what Seattle boundaries you're inside

Website: https://boundaries.seattle.io

Code: https://github.com/seattleio/boundaries

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    Contributors: sethvincent

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    Popup Arcade

    Come help us create arcade machines that are designed to be played by residents of the area. See more at: http://popuparcade.org/

    Website: http://popuparcade.org

    Code: https://github.com/popuparcade

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      Seattle NodeSchool

      Volunteer to mentor or to help with a general update of site with focus on building community and expanding community awareness. See the open issue at: https://github.com/nodeschool/seattle/issues/35

      Website: http://nodeschool.io/seattle/

      Code: https://github.com/nodeschool/seattle

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        Hey Duwamish - River Cleanup Project

        A community of residents and stakeholders who are monitoring the cleanup of toxic waste in Seattle's Duwamish River.

        Website: http://heyduwamish.org

        Code: https://github.com/smartercleanup/duwamish

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          Contributors: Jacob Caggiano Luke Swart

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          The Duwamish Lighthouse

          Brings visibility and presence to the Duwamish River, Seattle's only river. This project enhances our relationship with the river through a sculptural form and water quality data-driven lighting at night.

          Website: http://www.georgeleestudio.com/duwamishlighthouse/

          Code: https://github.com/tipsqueal/duwamish-lighthouse

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            Contributors: George Lee, Colin Dietrich, Alan Vezina, Luke Swart

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            nwdata.org

            A directory of data portals, apps, & other resources related to civic tech in the Pacific Northwest.

            Website: http://nwdata.org

            Code: https://github.com/sethvincent/nwdata.org

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              Contributors: Seth Vincent, Ann Summy

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              What's My Wage?

              Learn what the new minimum wage should be based on your employer.

              Website: http://whatsmywage.org

              Code: https://github.com/working-wa/whats-my-wage-app

              Contributors: Anna Minard Andrew Gall Rob Dolin


              Seward Park Stories

              Documenting the art, historical, & cultural locations in Seward Park.

              Website: http://sewardparkstories.org

              Code: https://github.com/sethvincent/seward-park-map

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                Contributors: Wendy Call, Seth Vincent, Christina Montilla, Ann Summy, Adrian Limon

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                What Do I Do With...? recycling app

                Dropoff locator for recyclables and other disposables in King County

                Website: http://www.wdidw.com

                Code: https://github.com/audreycarlsen/recycling_app

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                  Contributors: Audrey Carlsen

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                  Seattle in Progress

                  Website: http://www.seattleinprogress.com

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                  Contributors: Ethan Phelps-Goodman


                  Seattle LocalWiki

                  Website: http://seattlewiki.net

                  Code: http://github.com/localwiki/localwiki

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                    Contributors: Seth Vincent, Ann Summy


                    Seattle GeoJSON datasets

                    Code: https://github.com/licyeus/seattle-geojson

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                      Seattle One Night Count datasets

                      Code: https://github.com/licyeus/seattle-homeless-info

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                        seattle.io

                        Tools and resources for building Seattle-focused apps.

                        Website: http://seattle.io

                        Code: https://github.com/seattleio

                        Contributors: Seth Vincent


                        ActivateHub

                        Website: http://activatehub.org/

                        Code: https://github.com/activate/ActivateHub

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                          Contributors: Lindsay Caron


                          DemocracyLab

                          Participation environment for users, developers, and supporters of Civic Tech

                          Website: http://www.democracylab.org

                          Code: https://github.com/DemocracyLab

                          Contributors: Mark Frischmuth


                          Seattle Blogs

                          Tracking all the blogs and online publications in the Seattle area.

                          Code: https://github.com/sethvincent/seattle-blogs

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                            Contributors: Seth Vincent

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                            Streetlight Seattle Reporter

                            Code: https://github.com/jsfrost/StreetlightSeattleReporter

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                              Contributors: Jerry Frost

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                              Live Music Project

                              Website: http://livemusicproject.org

                              Code: closed source?

                              Contributors: Shaya


                              Seattle Data Inventory

                              An inventory of the most interesting data available from data.seattle.gov

                              Code: http://seattlewiki.net/Open_Data_Resources

                              Contributors: Shelly Farnham

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                              Realtime Transit Data

                              Website: http://domoritz.de/live-bus-seattle/#12/47.6210/-122.3328

                              Code: https://github.com/domoritz/live-bus-seattle

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                                Stolen Bike App

                                Website: http://bike.jumis.com/index.html

                                Code: https://github.com/lcdvirgo/stolenbikesSEA

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                                  Seattle Icons

                                  Website: seattleicons.org

                                  Code: http://github.com/openseattle/seattle-icons

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                                    Seattle Metro Cuts

                                    Website: openseattle.org/metrocuts

                                    Code: http://github.com/openseattle/metrocuts

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                                      SODA Plus

                                      A project in the early stages to provide a GUI for generating Socrata API urls, doing advanced display of data, and allowing subscription to new results to queries.

                                      Website: sodaplus.org

                                      Code: https://github.com/sodaplus/sodaplus.github.io

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                                        Contributors: Timothy Clemans

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