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DDOT - Multimodal Transportation

District Mobility home page District Mobility is a tool to visualize multimodal transportation system performance within the District of Columbia as part of the District Department of Transportation District Mobility Project. Select a story to find out more.

Standard Notes - standard notes app, un-standard every other way.

Standard Notes is a simple notes app that delivers only the essentials in note-taking. It's fast, syncs your notes on almost every device, supports strong encryption and privacy, gives you 100% data ownership, and supports custom extensions like Markdown and Dropbox Sync.

Vector tiles from OpenStreetMap and OpenData – OpenMapTiles

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OpenMapTiles provides the fastest way how to setup custom styled world maps with open-source software. In a few minutes, you can have your own OpenStreetMap tileserver - ready for use in your websites or products.

Just download the pre-generated tiles and get started

The project turns the publicly available OpenStreetMap data into ready-to-use packages containing vector tiles for the whole planet, individual countries and major cities.

Data for Democracy – Medium

Data for Democracy

A publication on Medium about data science, civic technology, and democracy. Collaborating on data projects to build a stronger society. Email jonathon@datafordemocracy.org for an invitation.

New America

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Founded in 1999, New America is a think tank and civic enterprise committed to renewing American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the Digital Age. We generate big ideas, bridge the gap between technology and policy, and curate broad public conversation.

Tell on Trump

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One thing we know about Donald Trump is that there are a lot of things Donald Trump doesn't want people to know about. If you’ve reached this page, you might have information about the conduct of Donald Trump or his administration that you’d like people to know about. Here’s how you can tell us.

Death to the Gerrymander: Paul Smith might defeat unconstitutional redistricting.

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It has become painfully clear in recent years that partisan gerrymandering is one of American democracy’s worst illnesses. Although the Supreme Court held decades ago that the purpose of redistricting was to ensure “fair and effective representation for all citizens,” legislators often use the process to lock the minority party out of power. Both Democrats and Republicans deploy partisan gerrymandering to dilute votes for their opponents, ...

LOCUS - DIY & OpenSource Drone by Lucía Doran —Kickstarter

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HHS and MSF Japan have partnered up to create the first 3D printed UAV drone to re-create maps in forgotten places for MissingMaps.org

Locus is an ongoing project that is still under construction. Now we need your help to continue prototyping and get closer to our final goal; creating and sharing the first 3D printed surveillance drone to anyone anywhere.

House Republicans Just Voted to Eliminate the Only Federal Agency That Makes Sure Voting Machines Can’t Be Hacked | The Nation

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In a little-noticed 6-3 vote today, the House Administration Committee voted along party lines to eliminate the Election Assistance Commission, which helps states run elections and is the only federal agency charged with making sure voting machines can’t be hacked. The EAC was created after the disastrous 2000 election in Florida as part of the Help America Vote Act to rectify problems like butterfly ballots and hanging chads.

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum - A Science Museum for Children

lightbulb Our founders wanted to involve children, parents, families, businesses and the community in the continuing process of education. As a result, the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum was created with the goal to provide the City of Winchester, Frederick County, and the greater Shenandoah Valley area with its first user-friendly, hands-on, interactive center for informal education.