Hangout with Hatch

Excited about Hatch? Want to know if Hatch is the right public input tool for your project? Wondering about the history and motivations of the Hatch project? Join us for Google Hangouts on Tuesday 1/21 and Wednesday 1/22.

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…

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

Take Back Your Street: DIY Traffic Safety

Co-led by Transportation Alternatives and OpenPlans Thursday, November 21, 2013 – 6:00-7:00pm Talking Transition tent, Breakout Room Duarte Square
, Canal Street & 6th Avenue During his campaign, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio pledged that, “The City must take decisive and sustained action to reduce street fatalities each year until we have achieved “Vision Zero” — a city with zero Read more…

TransportationCamp heads West!

This Saturday, November 16th, TransportationCamp West is at UC Berkeley to bring together the west coast’s leading thinkers about transportation and technology. Brought to you in collaboration with Young Professionals in Transportation and UC Berkeley, TransportationCamp West features plenty of unconferencing, plus keynotes from Ed Reiskin, Kevin Novak, and Michael Mugurski. Visit the event page Read more…

Open Planning Tools Symposium, November 20-21

Heading to the Open Planning Tools Symposium in Sacramento this year? We’ll be there for a hands-on work-sessions with scenario planning tool developers, researchers, and high-level users, including the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Sonoran Institute, Place Matters, and many others. This year’s event is hosted by the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, November 20-21. Read more…

Geo Open Source Conference in Philly today!

Are you attending the Geo Open Source Conference today? If so, be sure to catch Aaron’s talk — Walkshed.js: Measuring Walkability with Client-side Raster Processing. 3:50pm on the dot. The Geo Open Source Conference is from 1-9pm at the Arch Street Meeting House, hosted by the GeoPhilly meetup and LocationTech. Click here for tickets.  

Open City

This Thursday Frank will be speaking at Open City from 7-8:30pm in the Kellen Auditorium at 66th Fifth Ave. and 13th St., hosted by The New School’s Urban Colloquium. He will be joined by John Kaehny of Reinvent Albany and Michael Freedman-Schnap of the Office of Councilmember Brad Lander. Stop by to hear the latest Read more…

Frank to speak at Big Open Data workshop at TRB

Heading to TRB this year? Catch Frank at the “Big Data and Open Data for Transportation Services and Public Engagement” workshop on Sunday, January 12th from 1:30 to 4:30pm. The workshop will discuss how Open Big Data can facilitate transportation services and engagement through self-organization, cooperation and activism. Topics to be covered include volunteered geographic information, Open Read more…