In an effort to improve accountability, more government agencies are freeing data about public expenditures.
Mar 30, 2010 Next American City
The City of Manor, Texas uses its website to poll its 6500 residents on local issues, and rewards participation with more influence on what gets decided.
Mar 4, 2010 Next American City
The City of Nanaimo, British Columbia is a leader in the open data and open government movement, according to this post from the <em>Creative Class Exchange</em>. Getting there is easier and cheaper than many might think.
Aug 28, 2009 Creative Class Exchange
Online sources for house plans are cutting the architect out of the home building process. One site is now making available the plans of well-known architects like William Turnbull.
Apr 4, 2009 Fast Company