Map of PBNYC Projects on the PB Ballot, 2012 – 2017
The Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) is working on an improved way to help New Yorkers see the impacts of PB.
We’re working on a way to see how a project voted in by PBNYC is going — so first, we mapped the last five years’ of all projects that have gone on the PBNYC Ballot, thanks to the New York City Council creating an open data set in collaboration with the NYC Open Data Portal.
You can see all PB projects that went on the PB Ballot, whether they won or not, mapped to the places they were asked for by neighborhood residents.
Then, we geolocated the projects, broke out projects that were in multiple locations (laptops for a few schools, for example), and color-coded them by if they won the PB vote or not.
- Clicking the Auto style circle next to Project Category to color-code by category.
- Dragging and zooming on the map to search for your neighborhood
- Using the search bar by clicking on the magnifying glass icon to search for your City Council District
Stay tuned for updates on this project, and look out for a whole new platform forthcoming in the Spring.
Source data, from the NYC Open Data portal: https://data.cityofnewyork.us/City-Government/Participatory-Budgeting-Projects/wwhr-5ven
Have feedback? Reach out to Bitsy Bentley, Community Data Manager at PBP: firstname.lastname@example.org
With thanks to:
CARTO for map software donation / Booth Ferris Foundation for project support / Sasha Hodson, PBP’s Data & Tech intern for map development.