Data belongs to the people. By making it accessible, the City is laying down the digital infrastructure for innovative civic applications. We’re thrilled to see Chicago’s booming tech communities unleash the potential of open data by building applications that empower fellow residents. Check out the apps below, created using the City’s Open Data Portal.

These applications were not developed by the City and the City makes no representations as to the accuracy of the information provided by this these applications. To submit an application for consideration on this page, please email at developers(at)cityofchicago(dot)org.

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SiteSelector

Site Selector

The Site Selector mapping tool helps visualize optimum areas for business location in Chicago. Watch this video to see how it works.  […]
Feb 1, 2013 / Add Comment
seeclickfix

SeeClickFix

SeeClickFix allows anyone to report and track non-emergency issues anywhere in the world via the internet, calling or texting. Recently, Mayor Emanuel worked announced a […]
Dec 21, 2012 / Add Comment
ChicagoWorks

Chicago Works

 This application will allow you to make service requests to 311 and track issues as they are addressed.  […]
Dec 4, 2012 / Add Comment
lookatcook

Look At Cook

This is a budget transparency tool that provides a  breakdown of the Cook County budget. Using this application, you see where exactly your money is going […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
driving

What's Driving Costing You?

This web application allows users to see how much their commute throughout Chicago is costing, or will cost  them, based on current gas prices. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
fixit

Fixit!

This application allows users to report broken streetlights, potholes, graffiti, and other public property issues that require city attention. Once  The issues are reported, Fixit! asks other […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
FarmersMarket

Metro Chicago Farmer's Market

With Chicago's push for healthier foods, this Android application is an opportunity for local residents to learn about the food they eat and compliments Chicago's green […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
CTA

CTA apps

This is a suite of apps that uses CTA data. Here you can find bus and train schedules, travel times, maps, and even get notifications about reroutes […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
allschedules

AllSchedules

This iOS application allows users to see the schedule of all CTA stops in their area. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
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Chicago Winter Parking

This app is made up of a virtual, interactive map that will  show you which Chicago streets have 2" snow routes and overnight parking restrictions. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
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SpotHero

This app allows users to book city parking in Chicago in advance. Whether you are attending an event or going to neighborhood gathering, SpotHero allows you […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
sweep

Sweep Around

This app allows users to input their address and find out when their street will be swept next. It also provides the option to register […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
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FasPark Chicago

This app lets users see where they will most likely find parking near a given address. By drawing out a route surrounding your destination, the […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
taxishare

Taxi Share Chicago

This app gives you the ability to easily and efficiently share a taxi with others who are going to the same general destination. First, type […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
technofinder

Techno Finder

The app lets users find public internet access, wifi hotspots, and tech training, simply by entering their five digit zip code or telephone number. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
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iFindit

Aimed to primarily assist social workers, case managers, providers and residents, this app allows users to look up food, shelter, and medical care in their […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
shovels

Adopt A Sidewalk

This web application allows users to adopt certain paths of sidewalk that they can maintain throughout the winter. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
TransitChatter

TransitChatter

This app lets users "connect to their commute" by providing them with information about deals, events, and festivals. It also allows them communicate with other […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
aroundme

AroundMe

This app lets users see what important locations are around their given area. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
Chicago2go

Chicago 2go

This $0.99 iPhone app allows users to see more in-depth of what is around them. It would be ideal for tourists. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
CPTiers

Chicago Public School Tiers

In Chicago, the Chicago Public School system is divided up into 4 different socio- economic tiers. This computer app helps users find what CPS tier […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
Chilocalgude

Chicago Local Guide

Chicago Local Guide is a calander of events that features all of Chicago's "must see" points in the city including buildings, cultural events, food, sporting […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
clearstreets

Clear Streets

This computer app shows users which streets have been plowed for snow.  The app allows you to search by address and date to find out […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
ChiLobbyists

Chicago Lobbyists

This is a transparency computer application that shows users the breakdown of lobbying in Chicago […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
ChicagoTribCrime

Crime App

This app, provided by the Chicago Tribune, allows users to track crime rates in their neighborhood. […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
Canmyfoodtruck

Can My Food Truck Park Here?

A law was recently passed by Chicago City Council that allows cooking on board food trucks, but prohibits them from parking within 200ft of brick […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
schoolsparrow

School Sparrow

This app allows users to look up information about CPS schools. Using this application you can find out which schools are located near you, how […]
Oct 25, 2012 / Add Comment
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