People should be able to pay their electric bills online with city of Austin
should be able to see road closings for parades, festivals, etc
The city needs to support multi-lingual. We have people from various parts of the world come to live here and it would be nice to be able to read in their native language.
Suggestions: Spanish, Korean, Chinese
People should be able to see their current water meter usage/charges online
Have permanent infrastructure (e.g. dynamic signs, network, computers, ...) to give graphical real-time traffic directions to get around accidents, traffic, construction on major city roadways. This concept has been implemented in Japan.
Make this model available to local businesses - e.g. the Hideout Theatre _really_ needs a better site, and they're cool
People should be able to see a map of the city-sponsored WiFi hotspots around town, including extent of coverage.
I want to know who in the city of Austin is doing business abroad, is a multi-national corporation, or has ideas that travel far. It could work for business collaborations and networking.
create a calendar where people can post local events - i'm thinking about bike events specifically - critical mass, races, etc. check out atxbs.com for what i mean.
I'd like to see a list of all the vendors along Town Lake, coded on a map so I can walk straight to them. Also, need to have their phone numbers & email addresses.
People should be able to track applications for city contracts online
Have a place that lists all the promises made you the voters of Austin and give a grade for each section.
The City should have a twitter feed for road closures, school closings, etc. available to citizens
A free link to all the business events / networking for the business community, non-profit community, arts community, etc...
The new city website should be based in open source.