Lack of transparency
Increase demand for city services
Increasing property taxes
What it does
Visualizes data we've aggregated on a map to start a discussion about where Houston is spending it's money, and where it should be.
How we built it
Challenges we ran into
Data processing and technical issues, finding the right data to use.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Successfully being able to convert the data we found into a format that can be easily consumed by the public.
What we learned
Open Data is only so accessible, but if you're will is strong, you can wrangle it.
What's next for Vital Houston
Continue adding more data and asking bigger questions