Smog causes cancer, asthma, global warming and makes living in a city generally unliveable. So why not post the smog measurements on the website as well as what we are doing to stop it? If Austinites are regularly monitoring and attempting to reduce smog levels, you'll see initiatives like lightrail, bike lanes and the cleanup of Cap Metro happen a lot faster. Let's set goals, and have big parties all over town if ...more »
Access to traffic information, updates.
Traffic and accident data. There have been a few ideas related to traffic and graphical presentation. This is a comment on all of them. I believe the city's responsibility is to provide the raw information it has available from police and other sources. This information should be made available through an open API. It should be left to others to use that API to create maps showing alternate routes and other value-added ...more »