SK8 Wireless won runner up in multiple categories for their Portland Parks iphone app. The app displays information and locations of the parks in the Portland, Oregon area. The categories were:
-Most Useful App
-Most Appealing App
-Most Original App
-Best Use of Data App
Portland Parks app provides information on the parks available in the City of Portland, Oregon. The app offers information on a wide range of activities available at each park. The listings of all parks are organized by general location and name. They are also graphically displayed on a map of the city. Each individual listing includes address, location on Google maps, and any additional information such if the park allows unleashed dogs, restrooms, etc. This application is not affiliated with City of Portland, Oregon or any other organization. The data included in this application was acquired through the City of Portland’s CivicApps.org website. The CivicApps.org site aims to encourage every citizen to be an active participant by putting the data in their hands. The CivicApps.org site was developed to source, profile, and accelerate innovative ideas using Web and mobile technologies. The aim is social change. The path is regional collaboration. The focus is local.
To download the iPhone version of this app, click here.