#57 Substance Abuse Disorder Real Time Capacity Tracker Health & Wellness
The Baltimore City Health Department has a real time substance use disorder tracker in our Charm Care tool(https://www.charmcare.org/). The current real time capacity tracker is tracking beds for substance abuse disorder and we would love if it also tracked the buprenorphine providers across the city (this is a medication to treat substance disorder such as opioids).
#54 Bmore Transportation App Transportation
Getting in, and around the city can be difficult especially when dealing with public transportation. We are in need of a better transportation app that can manage real time information such as light rails being shut down or street closures that could affect travel or commute plans. Those that may travel into the city aren’t immune either, knowing which parking garages are actually open would help plan out trips into the city as well.
#55 Police Accountability App Public Safety
Trust and accountability are important aspects of police and community relations. Law enforcement has a hard job to do and they don’t always get the best tools, technology, or resources to complete that job. This can lead to a jurisdiction that isn’t as equipped as it’s counterparts in the state or across the country and can make it difficult to attract and retain high level talent in the department. This is also an issue from a public perspective that we a police force that isn’t as well equipped to serve our community.
Man who is homeless went to the Dept of Housing for help but was they couldn't help him. (Don't have full context, but to note, homeless services are managed by the Mayor's Office of Human Services - though it is reasonable that a citizen may not readily know this.)
#50 Neighborhood Crime Watch Public Safety
Personally-owned video cameras are becoming prolific throughout city neighborhoods, particularly in areas with an active watch and/or citizenry concerned with crime. The CitiWatch Community Partnership provides a location database, but this is controlled by the city, not transparent to or accessible by citizens (not really a partnership), vastly unrepresentative, are rarely utilized. Personally-owned cameras are increasingly being used by citizens and police to help identify patterns and catch criminals, but there is only ad hoc self-organized coordination and ineffective sharing of crimes caught on video.