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Participatory Budgeting Ideas Submitted by Community Members

This dataset contains all of the ideas (projects) proposed by community members about how they think the City should spend a given year’s Participatory Budgeting funds. Each summer, community members submit ideas. Each fall, volunteer Budget Delegates research the ideas, evaluating each one based on feasibility, need, and impact. The Delegates ultimately develop about 20 final projects for the public to vote on in December of each year.

To learn more, please visit http://pb.cambridgema.gov/

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NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
cambridge_zipcodes:@computed_region_rcj3_ccgu:@computed_region_rcj3_ccguNumber
Police Neighborhood Regions:@computed_region_guic_hr4a:@computed_region_guic_hr4aNumber
Police Response Districts:@computed_region_v7jj_366k:@computed_region_v7jj_366kNumber
cambridge_neighborhoods:@computed_region_rffn_qbt6:@computed_region_rffn_qbt6Number
cambridge_cdd_zoning:@computed_region_swkg_bavi:@computed_region_swkg_baviNumber
PB Cyclepb_cyclepb_cycleTextThe City facilitates one PB cycle per year
Location (zip)location_ziplocation_zipText
Location (city)location_citylocation_cityText
Idea #ideaideaTextProject code assigned by the Budget Office to keep track of the individual ideas
Location (address)location_addresslocation_addressText
Location (state)location_statelocation_stateText
LongitudelongitudelongitudeNumber
Idea Submitteridea_submitteridea_submitterTextPerson who submitted the idea
CommitteecommitteecommitteeTextThe delegate committee assigned to assess each project based on its topic.
Project Titleproject_titleproject_titleTextName of the PB idea as suggested by the person who submitted it
Project Statusproject_statusproject_statusTextSummary of whether this idea made it to the ballot, or if it didn’t, summary of why the project was not eligible or otherwise did not move forward to the ballot. The information in this column comes from research and notes from volunteer Budget Delegates as well as guidance from City staff.
LocationlocationlocationPointThe location where the proposed project would take place. "Citywide" projects have been geocoded to City Hall.
LatitudelatitudelatitudeNumber
Project Descriptionproject_descriptionproject_descriptionTextDescription of how the idea submitter believes PB funds should be spent
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