Gothamist covers TA’s CrashStories, built with Shareabouts – Ever witness a car crash and want to do something more than just wait around for investigators to not take your statement? Now you can document what you saw on a website that plans to map as many NYC crashes as possible. Transportation Alternatives launched the “CRASH Stories” map today; the Read more…
Planning Hack Night, March 27th
In a series of blog posts over the next two weeks, we’ll discuss how tools we’re building at OpenPlans can help alleviate some of the challenges all Community Boards face.
This week there was a lot of talk about open data. The fulfillment of open data promises, and the many opportunities open data offers to solve myriad problems. Here are some of the open data topics that we were chatting about in the office this week: Author Evgeny Morozov argues that the term “open” may be have Read more…
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Aaron Ogle will present his Leaflet work at the GeoNYC Meetup on April 8 @ 7pm.
The newest advancement in SimCity is the use of GlassBox, a tool that ties effects and animation to simulation rules… [the] OpenPlans [team] crowd-sourced its decisions and went for a green town with happy and wealthy residents. via Untapped NY 3/20/13
On Friday, Andy sat down to rethink Shareabouts for Street View, our open source visual commenting tool.
Jordan’s attending this half-day conference, examining issues raised by the history and ubiquity of bikes in Brooklyn on March 22, 2013 starting at 8:30 AM
Andrew of Vizzuality with Aaron and Mjumbe at Planning Hack Night (Photo by Javier de la Torre)