Chicago Works For You
Chicago Works For You (http://www.chicagoworksforyou.com) is a citywide dashboard with ward-by-ward views of service delivery in Chicago.
The service request data for Chicago Works For You comes from the City of Chicago Open311 API.
Chicago Works For You publishes a nightly database snapshot. This is a complete copy of the production database powering chicagoworksforyou.com.
Instructions for loading into a local PostgreSQL database:
createdb cwfy pg_restore -d cwfy -O -c /path/to/download/production.dump
This assumes that your have PostgreSQL installed and the PostGIS extension installed. If you are using Mac OS X, Postgres.app is a very quick and easy way to install both PostgreSQL and PostGIS. The database schema is available at db/schema.sql.
We welcome contributions to the application. A few guidelines:
- Fork this repository
- Create a topic branch
- Open a pull request with a concise description of the change. Bonus points for a screenshot.
The application code is released under the MIT License. Editorial content is released under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) license. Content from other authors (e.g. photos on service types pages) are used according to their licenses.