A crowdsourced platform keeping track of the status of all escalators and elevators in Vienna's underground stations. This way people in a wheelchair or with other walking problems have up to date information about possible limitations to their mobility.
The Russian NGO Golos (meaning "Voice") has created a website that provides the election statistics of all elections in Russia since 2003 in open and downloadable data formats. The results of more than 36000 elections on the national, regional and local level are available this way.
SeedSpeak is an application with mobile, web and widget components that allows users to plant suggestions, ideas and thoughts (seeds) in Phoenix communities at the exact location where you get an idea or see an unmet need. SeedSpeak then empowers other community members to discover those seeds, add to them, and help execute those ideas.
Hollaback! is a movement dedicated to ending street harassment using mobile technology. Street harassment is one of the most pervasive forms of gender-based violence and one of the least legislated against.
European public bodies produce thousands upon thousands of datasets every year - about everything from how our tax money is spent to the quality of the air we breathe. We are challenging designers, developers, journalists, researchers and the general public to come up with something useful, valuable or interesting using open public data.