See if we can reverse engineer the real-time GPS data used for Miami-Dade Transit trolleys and leverage that into its own application.
Since we were given a subset of raw permitting data from Miami-Dade County, build a RESTful API interface out of this. The Permits API is an open source module written with Apigility and Zend Framework 2. The API output is formatted in JSON.
An application to keep track of what is going on in a state legislature. Using editorial expertise and the Sunlight Lab's Open States API, this application creates a curated view of what is going on in a state's legislature session.
It combines data from Open States and editorial data collected with Google Docs. You can see some examples at minnpost.github.io/legislature-tracker and see it in production on MinnPost.