TransportationCamp Chat with Dr. Kari Watkins

“What does the ideal app look like? Because when you have a really good underlying system, if you have good information, it actually is easier to get around on transit. More recently, since moving to Atlanta, the transportation system here, the transit system here, there’s really not great headway. There’s not a lot of routes. It’s more of a rail-based system. If you’re not close to one of the rail stations, it doesn’t function as well as some other cities.”

TransportationCamp Chat with Tom Fairchild

OpenPlans and friends are convening the third annual TransportationCamp DC on January 11, 2014, at George Mason University’s Arlington campus. If you haven’t already signed up, you are very welcome. We’re reaching out to leaders and thinkers in the transportation and technology field, and asking them about what is interesting and important in the field right now. I spoke Read more…

TransportationCamp Chat with Shin-pei Tsay

TransportationCamp Chat with Shin-pei Tsay

“We’re interested in what are the high-impact, low-cost ways of shifting the ways people think about government and governance of transportation. How riders interact with their transit systems and help plan them. We’re talking about sharing modes, and the different ways people are doing that. How can organizations and places learn from each other.”

Aaron to present at IREG Geospatial Technology and Open Source event

The 89th meeting of the DVRPC Information Resources Exchange Group (IREG) is happening this Wednesday, December 11th in Philadelphia. Focusing on Open Source and Geospatial Technologies, the day features presentations by those who are actively developing and providing amazing applications, tools, and data. Be sure to catch our own Aaron Ogle presenting on Leaflet just Read more…

What’s New in Shareabouts

We’ve been giving Shareabouts a lot of attention lately and have published quite a few releases. The CSS has been completely rewritten to improve the mobile experience and simplified to make customization easier. And some lingering layout bugs were squashed too. Here’s a summary of what we’ve been up to… UI Refresh + Streamlined Workflow Read more…

Mjumbe at Civic Hacks Demo Night in Philly this Friday

Heading to Civic Hacks Demo Night in Philly this Friday? Catch Mjumbe  talking about Councilmatic and myPhillyRising! He will be joined by Kathryn Killebrew, working on OpenTripPlanner with Code for Philly, Ben Garvey of Bulldog Budget, Amy Laura Cahn of Grounded in Philly, and Christopher Nies of Solar Sunflower. O3 World 1339 Frankford Avenue, Suite 3, Philadelphia, PA December 6, 2013 — 6:30 – 8 pm