Stories

Meet the teams using tech to solve problems in cities and towns around the world - will they be in your neighbourhood next?

We're now tracking UK projects on GitHub's government microsite on a dedicated Developers page - let us know what you think.

How can cities keep tabs on what cyclists need to keep them safe? Hackney's new app tracks riders' journeys.

Seven years after mySociety launched FixMyStreet, it's come a long way from just being a simple way to report street problems.

How did Amsterdam officials persuade tourists to visit more attractions? With an app that encourages them to get lost.

Could you use open data to help improve people’s lives in Edinburgh? The Scottish capital’s bringing its EdinburghApps competition back for 2014.

Across the world, people are using code to solve civic problems. Myf Nixon from mySociety introduces a community that's sharing solutions.

We’ve profiled three digital services that are helping to solve problems for local authorities in social care, citizen engagement and cultural heritage.

How Amsterdam's city council saved time and money by using an open source approach to create a tool to help neighbourhood teams work together.

Edinburgh's International Science Festival only had a small budget - but it was able to reuse the open source code from nearby project Edinburgh Outdoors to build its own app.

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