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Submission + - How Open Government Data Saved New Yorkers Thousands On Parking Tickets (itworld.com)

jfruh writes: Ben Wellington is a New Yorker and city planner with an interest in NYC Open Data, the city's online open government initiative. One thing he noticed in this vast dataset was that just two fire hydrants in the city generated tens of thousands of dollars a year in tickets. The sleuthing by which he figured out why is a great example of how open government data can help citizens in concrete ways.
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How Open Government Data Saved New Yorkers Thousands On Parking Tickets

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