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Welcome to CivicApps!

Making public data easy to find and easy to use.

The CitySync Challenge is now on! This unique innovation event recognizes and rewards the best ideas and apps from the community. Join this growing community of innovative thinkers! Help us identify and recognize the best ideas and apps in the region. Share your own ideas. Submit an app to make life easier for everyone. So get your thinking caps on, share your ideas, and show us what you've got.

BE HEARD. Tell us the ideas you would like to see realized. Comment and vote for ways to make public information more accessible and useful.

GET INVOLVED. Show us how to use, combine and represent the information government holds in more useful and interesting ways. Your ideas provide data and input for developers to better understand the local communities' needs and create apps that matter.

TURN IDEAS INTO REALITY. Apps are what make it happen. Your participation is what turns the vision for public data into reality. Submit ideas that unlock the potential of local data and you could win cool stuff.

Featured Idea

Portland Poetry Boxes app will provide a regional mobile map of Poetry Box locations, and enable users to share and find Poetry Boxes, and plan their walks...

Featured App

Public Art PDX is a free app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that showcases the rich and diverse collection of Public Art on display in and around...

News / Press

Hack Oregon Demo Night June 13, 2016

Big Data on the Big Screen. Hack Oregon Demo Night, Monday, June 20, 2016, OMSI IMAX THEATER, 6:30-9pm.

The power and potential of open data can be hard to describe.

Hack Oregon is...

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Open Source Bridge, June 21-26 April 11, 2016

Open Source Bridge, a conference for open source citizens will be held...

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Global Smart Cities Challenge Hackathon May 11, 2015

Get ready Portland to participate in the Global Smart Cities...

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