The stories behind the technology...

Volunteer coders and designers are taking inspiration from the USA to push the cause of civic technology in Poland.

Civic technology isn't just about helping cities thrive - a Code for Europe project is aimed at parents in a rural part of Scotland.

Barcelona’s citizens will soon have a simpler and more efficient way of reporting street issues, thanks to a Code for Europe open source project.

New York's Changed By Us web app is coming to Amsterdam, thanks to a link-up between Code for Europe and the Dutch capital.

Councils and members of the public are helping develop a smartphone app that could change the way planning applications are publicised.

A Code for Europe project is developing an open source web app to help people share memories of their home town.

Featured apps

Tracks cycle journeys and allows cyclists to report issues they discover on their routes.
An open window into Helsinki's city council meetings
Tool for organising public consultations.
A location-based gamified app for tourists

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