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Google Summer of Code 2011 Portland State University

A Plugin to consume Open311 Requests into an Ushahidi Map

by Tim Kochanski for Portland State University

Open311 offers free web API access to existing 311 services. It's most common uses are for the reporting and tracking of non-emergency issues associated with public spaces. The site is an example of a site implementing the Open311 API specification. A goal of Open311 is to establish a standard for interacting with 311 services so that applications developed for one city can be easily built upon for another city's 311 services. Ushahidi is a non-profit company th