Announcing Best Ideas - Winners and Runners Up

Congratulations to our winners and runners-up for Best Ideas to CivicApps!! Thank you to all those who have submitted Ideas to CivicApps thus far. Of the almost 70 Ideas submitted so far, the following were judged to be most unique, promising and useful.

Best Ideas ($500 prize award each):

 — Use sidewalk data to improve Trimet walking directions by "sarahsharp"

 — Community-Contributed Datasets by Robb Shecter

Runners Up Ideas ($50 prize award each):

 — Portland Web Development Framework by "lknuth"

 — Real Time Portland by "anselm"

 — Augmented Portland by "roymartin"

 — DogRun by "SolaBlue"

 — Welcome To Portland by "iit_alumni"

 — Disaster Relief Community Information by "CPEIL"

 — Portland Bicycle Resource (PBR) by "peat moss"

 — Dataset previews by "peterw"

 — Lock up safely by "Sean Robertson"

 — D-Code Fare by "gcode"

Although judging for Ideas in this first annual running of the CivicApps contest has concluded, please continue submitting your ideas for the community at large to consider and refine. Future submissions of Ideas are eligible for our next running of the CivicApps Idea Gathering phase!

CivicApps will be following up with each of the winning Ideas over the next few days to make arrangements. Now let's turn some great ideas into apps!!