‘to examine and influence’The Urbanist - Examining urban policy to improve cities and quality of life.
explore the streetsHistory of San Francisco Place Names
worldwide web accessInternet users (per 100 people)
‘Detroit GO DATA’ initiativeDetroit - Open Data Portal
alternative to ‘data maps’London Squared Map — “making the city easier to read”
‘edit your city’LocalWiki - The grassroots effort to collect, share and open the world's local knowledge
‘urban utopias’ (or not)Welcome to Paradise
local data aggregator (prototype)CityDashboard
‘vulnerable places’Missing Maps
animated Metro maps + infoTube Scroll
aggregates facts about cities288 Cities
short codes for locationsmapcode – “a short address for any location on Earth”
enjoy (while it lasts)Street Art Project
‘smart cities are real’Watch_Dogs WeAreData (Flash)
gathering an historical recordThe Mac Photographic Archive
The unfortunate fire at Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014 destroyed much-loved parts of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building on Renfrew Street. In an attempt to document the building for posterity, this website allows anyone, students, alumni, staff, and tourists to upload their personal record of the school.
‘to enhance open government’Data - San Francisco
getting aroundIsoscope | Exploring Mobility
from pubs to museumsRandomness Guide to London (RGL)
‘social cluster of opinions’Dear City
Dear City is a simple concept allowing a citizen to leave (anonymous) messages to the city he or she lives in...
‘discover beautiful places’Sightsmap
remnants of a closed railwayGreat Central Railway through Leicester
'make a promise'Before I Die I Want To...
The question: "What do you want to do before you die?"
surround sound recordingsBUSKRS - New York Subway Music
'gem of the underground'New York City's Hidden Subway Station (ads)
'discover the history'OldSF
(reminded by Hypnophant)
about your surroundingsSitegeist
a new source of mapsHERE - City and Country Maps... (ads)
a birthday salute150 great things about the Underground
'state of the Web'The Web Index
Designed and produced by the World Wide Web Foundation, the Web Index is the world's first multi-dimensional measure of the Web's growth, utility and impact on people and nations...
'Wall of Fame' includedAbbey Road - Crossing Webcam
map of traffic fatality dataito! - Road Fatalities USA
odd NYC-centricityExtendNY - New York City Extended
'cities, people and place'Urbanphoto
LAPD meets ambient musicYou are listening to Los Angeles
'around the neighborhood'Franco the Great on 125th
'basically a crappy blog'Uptown Almanac | San Francisco: Where 20-Somethings go to Retire (some mature content)
another hyperlocal effortRaise the Hammer
Raise the Hammer is a group of Hamilton, Ontario citizens who believe in our city's potential and are willing to get involved in making the city a more vibrant, livable, and attractive place to live and work.
local music scenestourfilter
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