CivicAPI is an effort to create a directory of open data APIs for local and regional government data.
This is still a work in progress.
- Create an easily consumable data resource for developers interested in utilizing civic data
- Host civic data for free, for any regional government open data initiative
- Modify and build upon the city’s publicly released data by allowing users to edit and contribute data, and even start whole new datasets
- Allow easy full replication of civic datasets through CouchDB’s replication API
- Create tools and examples for developers to use as a jumping off point for creating ‘civic apps’
- Integrate with ScraperWiki
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