New ways to get Shareabouts maps

In time for APA, we just released self-service Shareabouts maps inside your OpenPlans project. It’s simple: create a project and activate the map. Set your center and zoom, and publish! Users can view the map on your page, and add points with written comments. Not a replacement for a full Shareabouts map, but very helpful Read more…

Let’s talk

For several years*, we’ve had a Google Group open to the Shareabouts community – a place for technical questions and conversations about making Shareabouts better. All of us at OpenPlans channel those questions and ideas into making our open source tools better. We want to broaden those conversations beyond “developers”, to everyone who’s using OpenPlans and Read more…

Find OpenPlans at APA

Are you going to the APA National Conference? We hope to see you there. Here’s where we’ll be:   Planning Expo Stop by booth #426 to chat about your projects and to see the latest OpenPlans tools.   Planning Drinks We’re meeting up on Monday evening of APA (4/28) at Sidebar, at 6:30.   On Read more…

Heart Plan In A Box

Another week, another slew of updates to Plan In A Box… First, a security note: we want your Plans to be Open, but not your passwords. Like most of the web this week, the Heartbleed security vulnerability affected the certificates that keep Plan In A Box accounts safe. We changed the certs on Wednesday, and Read more…

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How Open Are Your Plans?

Our latest newsletter is packed with great updates, in case you missed it in your inbox. Read on to learn about new Plan In A Box features, new Shareabouts deployments, our APA National Conference plans, and more.

We placed 3rd at Mini Metro Madness…

We spent our lunchtime designing transit systems — competitively. Thanks to Transit Center for hosting the first (annual?) Mini Metro challenge. In the face of a highly competitive field, Andy and Aaron both played two high scoring, transit savvy games to grab us third place. We secured a solid third (mostly by showing up with Read more…