Happy GeoWeek

#GeoWeek is a celebration of all things geographic, promoted by the National Geographic Society. If your celebrations this week tend towards working on an open source geo application, check out Shareabouts. We’re always happy to help new contributors get started over at community.openplans.org, and we have a long list of potential new features. GeoWeek or 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…

Friday: Livable Streets and the Future of NYC Transportation

Hear from NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, on a panel alongside activists from Make Brooklyn Safer, Transportation Alternatives, Right of Way, Pratt Center for Community Development and StreetsPAC. Hilda Cohen will be talking about Make Brooklyn Safer, and their use of community Shareabouts maps (like this). They are gathering info on dangerous intersections and making Read more…

Transportation and community involvement in the Energy Wise City, 2/24

Frank will be talking about new public involvement and decision making tools, at NYU’s Energy Wise City on February 24th. The conference will examine the innovations and technologies transforming the world’s urban environments—from grid modernization and commercial and residential efficiency, to transportation and urban renewables—and the critical issues confronting these sectors in the face of climate Read more…