Powered by New York City’s 311 open data, here’s a great video visualization of the 1,551,402 phone, text and online 311 requests made in 2012. Note the map lights up in November during Hurricane Sandy.
Luke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh. He is also co-founder and CEO of ProudCity and advises civic leaders and businesses on how to best leverage digital strategies to create more effective, collaborative governments. He has written about civic technology for Federal Computer Week, NextGov, FedScoop, StateScoop and FierceGovernment, and has been referenced by the Washington Post and Fast Company on civic technology issues. Other projects/affiliations include Agile Government Leadership, CivicActions, HashtagGov, GovTechExec, GovPress and CityCamp. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.