See how creators are answering everyday questions with open data
Here you can find examples of open data in action and gain inspiration for projects of your own.
Welcome to the NYC Open Data Project Gallery!
NYC Open Data powers companies, universities, and nonprofits in New York and around the world. See how it is used by local activists to advocate for change, by entrepreneurs to develop products, and by teachers to teach analytics skills the classroom.
From March 3 - May 1st we ran a contest; you can see the winners called out below. We plan to run additional contests in the future but if you'd like to submit your project to be considered for the website you can do so at any time!
We wanted to explore how we can use data to better understand and define communities of people, going beyond spatial borders.
The audience was students in an urban-planning themed honors seminar (“Seminar 4: Shaping the Future of New York City”). The project assumes students have already built choropleth maps and focused on data wrangling.
Rentlogic uses verified, city-issued data for multifamily buildings to give renters a fair comparison of overall quality as they navigate the rental market.
The goal was to introduce to choropleth maps, so that we could use the tool with more complex data sets. The audience was students in an urban-planning themed honors seminar.
This project looks at hotspots of where people went after the Gay Pride parade in New York City. We use an algorithm called DBSCAN to find clusters of taxi drop-offs from people being picked up around the parade.