City living: there's an app for that

Parking, crime and transit are just some of the issues that citizen-developers are addressing with apps powered by municipal data.

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Crouch says a draft of the resolution should be presented to the council early next year. Soon after that, Crouch and Galloway hope, Tulsa will have the kind of access to crime, transit and other datasets that techies in San Francisco enjoy. "I think we're demonstrating the potential. It's a really neat movement to be involved in," says Galloway.

Jason Slotkin's work has appeared on Nytimes.com, ArteryNYC, and Willamette Week. He currently splits his time between New York and Washington.

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