Walk Score aims to create walking communities by matching living spaces with close amenities. The purpose of this Python library created by Peter Hornyack is to get familiar with the API capacities that include to display properties and to search apartments. In addition to API access, developers can consider to mash up walking scores like the ones that require building permits. Dependencies available at https://github.com/pjh/pyutils
Soon you will be able to query Google's vast database of local businesses. Today the company announced Nearby Places, a Google Maps widget and a web service, with its eye on providing data to users on the go.
Factual recently announced a new SDK that enables third party apps and services to pull location data from its massive database and trigger certain actions in response to data points like location, environment, movement and more. The SDK is easily used through the Garage Web UI.