These three datasets soared in popularity on the City of Austin Data Portal in 2013, with views of more than 10,000.
Wondering if your favorite local restaurant passed its last inspection? This dataset provides the restaurant scores for inspections performed within the last three years.
While there are many sweet pups in Austin, there are some dogs that have been known to be dangerous. This data provides an interactive map and information on dogs that have been declared dangerous within the city of Austin and Travis County. This information includes the owner’s name and address, and the pet’s name. The popularity of this data was increased by its use for a civic app hack at the 2013 SXSW Interactive.
This dataset represents the top 10 searches visitors have conducted on austintexas.gov. It displays a pie chart with the number of queries for each search term. "Jobs/Employment" had the most searches with more than 650 queries.
While these are the most viewed datasets in the City of Austin Data Portal, there is much more open data that can be explored. Each dataset presents the opportunity for the development of new, creative, and helpful apps for city residents.