Open Data put to use

Matt Frassica, writing for the Courier-Journal, describes the way open government data can be used in mobile applications to provide useful information to citizens:

In Washington, D.C., for example, the Stumble Safely app uses crime data to plot the statistically safest route home from a bar. In New York, BestParking draws on parking regulations data to show whether your parking spot is legal, how long you can stay there — and how much it will cost.

Read the full article here.

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