I like to eat cheese.
The mayor should inform his constituents what
There should be a free cake day every second Friday of the month. Too many bakers waste product that isn't consumed at the end of the day. Why not give it away to folks who live in Austin?
A list of all the service providers for new residents - cable providers, utilities, etc.
Fix the broken link at the top of your page (OpenAustin) when you click on the header (it goes to ideas.openaustin.org).
The current search engine is a waste. If you enter Tom Sawyer, you will find the actual book far down the list below other books by people named Tom.
CoA is already doing a lot with GIS (Geographic Information Systems, IE digital mapping and layering w/ location-specific data); they could do more and make much more available to the public, especially regarding environmental and planning data.
For endless ideas, see http://www.gis.com/index.html & http://www.esri.com/technology_trends/index.html.
Ability to give feedback on services or agencies: ratings, kudos, complaints, requests for different hours or locations, etc. Of course, this would need some kind of "deputized" moderation that keeps it from being a flame-war, and doesn't scare the pants off the bureaucrats, yet allows real problems to "bubble up" and be seen.
Imagine what might happen with certain law-enforcement matters...
Take a poll on this idea....
Kick it around... does it make sense?
Take Metro Rail "Carbon Neutral"
Why not be the first.